Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

Peak District local information

When to see: Not resident

Where to see: Not resident

Behaviour: Patrol

Wingspan: 69-80mm

Caterpillar food plant: Marsh Violet (Viola palustris), Common Dog-violet (Viola riviniana)

Peak District status: Was very occasionally recorded in the White Peak with the last records in the 1970s.

Silver-washed Fritillary