Silver-washed Fritillary f. valesina

Silver-washed Fritillary butterfly – Argynnis paphia paphia f.valesina seen at Chedworth Roman Villa SP053135, on August 8th 2013 by Will Atkins.

This form occurs in a small amount of females, where the orange-brown colouring is replaced by deep olive-green. Also known as the ‘Greenish silver-washed fritillary (

Fritilliary valezina

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