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Pearl-bordered fritillary

Observed: 9th July 2008 By: PerdikaPerdika’s reputation in InvertebratesPerdika’s reputation in InvertebratesPerdika’s reputation in Invertebrates
Boloria euphrosyne - Pearl-bordered fritillary 08-07-09
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No interactions present.

Species with which Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaja) interacts

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dark green fritillary

Wing-tips are too pointed for either of the pearl-bordered, which have a much earlier flight period anyway. Habitat and range are not right for high brown fritillary, which looks very similar to dark green.

Bob Ford

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In addition, HB and DG frits

In addition, HB and DG frits can be determined from the upperwings by looking at the line of submarginal spots on the forewings - in HB, the third spot from the front is markedly smaller and displaced towards the body, whereas DG has all the spots in a regular progression, as here

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