High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe)

Locally Extinct and Nationally Endangered

Last seen: 1918 in Dove Dale

National information

When to see: July

Where to see: Areas of scrub and rough grassland, best places to see are in the Southern Lake District

Behaviour: Patrol

Wingspan: 55-75mm

Caterpillar food plant: Common Dog-violet (Viola riviniana)

High Brown Fritillary butterfly