Issoria lathonia (Queen of Spain Fritillary)

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Issoria lathonia (Queen of Spain Fritillary)

Issoria lathonia (Queen of Spain Fritillary)
Originator: Svein Bekkum

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Nymphalidae (Brush-footed butterflies)
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Genus: Issoria
Species: Issoria lathonia (Queen of Spain Fritillary)

Norwegian name: Sølvkåpe

Host plants: Onobrychis, Sweet Violet (Viola odorata), Viola, Viola arvensis, Viola biflora, Viola canina, Viola tricolor