Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Clossiana euphrosyne

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Fritileán Péarlach [IRL]

Grand Collier Argenté [F]

Silberfleck-Perlmutterfalter [D]

Distribution Map (dark areas indicate presence) and Flight Times of this species - \nNB See General Information page for accuracy information

Limestone regions.

Rare. Only found in the Burren.

Dog violet.

45-50mm (1.77 inches)
[Small Tortoiseshell 50mm]

The pattern on this small Fritillary is similar to that of the Silver-washed Fritillary though it has a much more elaborate and colourful underside.
Of all the butterfly species in Ireland this is the rarest, found only in the Burren region.