Description
The female silver washed fritillary is darker than the male. The male is bright orangey brown with black spots and lines. The underside forewings are similar with the hindwings being an olive green with silver streaks.

 

Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

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Female

Where to sight species

Open Woodlands and forest.

 

 

© Peter Eeles
Sighting Times
Early to mid Summer.

 

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Underside