This butterfly is light orange-brown with black spots. The underside is similar but is paler with dark brown spots on the hindwing and silvery spots nearer the body. Both the female and the male are alike.


Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)

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Where to sight species

Can be found in open woodland, moorland and heaths.


Ningwood Common.


© Jim Reed
Sighting Times
Mid Spring to mid Summer.


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