The Marsh Fritillary is a pale yellowish brown with orange-brown markings with dark brown spots. The underside is light browny-orange with yellowigh spots. The difference between the male and the female is the female is larger and paler in colour.


Marsh Fritillary (Polyommatus icarus)

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Under-side view

Where to sight species

Can be found in moorlands, bogs and meadows.


St Catherines Down.


© Jim Reed
Sighting Times
Late Spring.


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