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Dark green fritillary

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Argynnis
Higher classification  Argynnis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Argynnis aglaja
Rank  Species
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Similar  High brown fritillary, Argynnis, Silver‑washed fritillary, Butterflies and moths, Butterfly

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The dark green fritillary (Argynnis aglaja) is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. The insect has a wide range in the Palearctic ecozone - Europe, Morocco, Iran, Siberia, Central Asia, China, Korea and Japan.

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Dark green fritillary


Subspecies

Dark green fritillary British Butterflies A Photographic Guide by Steven Cheshire
  • A. a. aglaja Southern Europe, Central Europe, Caucasus, Altai, Sayan, West Siberia, South Siberia
  • A. a. borealis (Strand, 1901) Europe, Siberia, Russian Far East, Kamchatka
  • A. a. lyauteyi (Oberthür, 1920) Morocco (Middle Atlas)
  • A. a. excelsior (Rothschild, 1933) Morocco (Rif Mountains)
  • A. a. ottomana (Röber, 1896) Armenia, Talys, Kopet Dagh
  • A. a. gigasvitatha (Verity, 1935) Tian-Shan, Ghissar, Darvaz, Alai, South Altai
  • A. a. vitatha (Moore, 1874) Pamirs
  • A. a. clavimacula (Matsumura, 1929) South Ussuri
  • A. a. kenteana (Stichel, 1901) Transbaikalia, North Ussuri, Amur
  • A. a. tonnai (Matsumura, 1928) Sakhalin
  • A. a. bessa (Fruhstorfer, 1907) ?
  • United Kingdom

    Dark green fritillary UK Butterflies Dark Green Fritillary Argynnis aglaja

    In the U.K. the habitat is often pastures and flowery banks, and nearby areas where the preferred food plants for the larvae, Viola canina and Viola riviniana, grow.

    Dark green fritillary Dark green fritillary Wikipedia

    The dark green fritillary uses violets within bracken mosaics frequently consisting of one-third bracken and two-thirds grass, often on the edges of suitable high brown fritillary habitat. Their distribution can be found on the NBN website.here

    Dark green fritillary Identification of the male and female Dark Green Fritillary

    References

    Dark green fritillary Wikipedia


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