|Copyright: Betty Khoury (Betty)
|Date Taken: 2005-05-17|
|Camera: Nikon Coolpix 4200|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2005-12-18 7:53|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Insecta - Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea, Nymphalidae, Melitaeinae, Melitaea didyma(Esper, 1779)|
Common name : Spotted Fritillary
Foodplants: Plantago, Veronica, Digitalis, Valeriana, Verbascum, Antirrhinum, Linaria, Stachys
Thank you Paulo and Nigel for the identification. I compared other pictures of this individual with its wings open with pictures of other Melitea from a book I borrowed today, and I have to agree it is much closer to a didyma, and apparently closest to tyhe morph found in Croatia.
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