Argynnis paphia (Linnaeus, 1758) - Silver-washed Fritillary.

A small congregation on a large inflorescence of Heracleum dissectum on w rivulet bank within the town Krymsk, maybe it is due to shortige of flowers in urbanized area.

ssp.: paphia (Linnaeus, 1758); range: except for the Pacific regions.

4 males; wings open.

A long forb meadow at the Adagum River right bank, the town Krymsk, Krymsk District, Krasnodarskii Krai Province, S Russia. 27th June 1991. O. Kosterin

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