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Queen of Spain Fritillary

Photograph by: 
James Phillips


Whilst a common species throughout Europe it is a vary scarce visitor to Britain where it may be found open countryside where wild pansy grows 


Common Name Queen of Spain Fritillary
Scientific Name Issoria lathonia
Species Group Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries
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The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries