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Silver-washed Fritillary

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A large butterfly with intricate markings. Essentially a butterfly of woodlands, especially areas of well established woodland, both deciduous and coniferous.


Common Name Silver-washed Fritillary
Scientific Name Argynnis paphia
Species Group Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries
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Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries