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British Butterflies: Species: European Species: Species Account - The Provencal Fritillary:
Provencal Fritillary
Mellicta deione (Geyer, 1832)
Provencal Fritillary
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Nomenclature
Insecta: Lepidoptera : Family Nymphalidae : Subfamily : Genus Mellicta: Species deione:
Description
Habitat
Other notes
Wingspan
-mm
 
Larval foodplants
The larval foodplant of the Provencial Fritillary is Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris). The larvae feed withing a loose silken larval web near the base of the foodplant.
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Photographs of the Provencal Fritillary
Image ID BB1635 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary male and female (imago)
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Image ID BB1634 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary male and female (imago)
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Image ID BB1633 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary male (imago)
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Image ID BB1632 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary female (imago)
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Image ID BB1631 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary male (imago)
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Image ID BB1630 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary male (imago)
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Image ID BB1629 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary female (imago)
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Image ID BB1628 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary female (imago)
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Image ID BB1627 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary female (imago)
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Image ID BB1626 - Provencal Fritillary - © Debbie Cheshire
Provencal Fritillary male and female (imago)
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