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Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)

Observed: 9th May 2011 By: Rags
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This butterfly was seen on a sunny morning on the edge of grassland in the village of Hotnitsa in Bulgaria. I believe it to be a Fritillary of some sort. I wonder if there is anyone who can help with a more positive ID.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) interacts


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Marsh Fritillary is not the

Marsh Fritillary is not the only Euphydryas species that is recorded in Bulgaria but I believe this butterfly is correctly identified as E aurinia.

Jonathan Wallace

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Thanks for taking time to ID

Thanks for taking time to ID this butterfly.