Scarce fritillary - Hypodryas maturna


Family: Nymphalidae

Flight Time: May-July

Size: mm

Altitude: 200-1000m


Like Cynthia's and Asian fritillaries in shape, with white markings.

Photo courtesy of Mark Ogden taken in Hungary 2006

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution



Damp flowery places.

Scarce fritillary distribution


Early Stages




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