stwood46's picture

Silver washed fritillary and Ringlet

Observed: 1st July 2011 By: stwood46
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
stwood46’s reputation in Invertebratesstwood46’s reputation in Invertebratesstwood46’s reputation in Invertebrates
butterflys
Description:

The silver washed fritillary was on top of the ringlet for about 10 seconds!

Identifications
  • Silver washed fritillary and ringlet
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
  •  
    Likely ID
    Silver-washed Fritillary & Meadow Brown (Argynnis paphia & Maniola jurtina)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 1 Person
    • anonymous spotter
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Kevbert's picture

Scientific Names

For the Silver-washed fritillary it is Argynnis paphia and can normally be found South of the Midlands and most of Europe (but not Southern Spain).
The Ringlet is Aphantopus hyperantus.