Seq # 470060020

Fabriciana adippe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: Jan. 3, 2023, 12:34 p.m.

A rather rare species in the south of Belgium, rarely observed in the north.


Family: Nymphalidae > Subfamily: Heliconiinae > Tribus: Argynnini > Genus: Fabriciana > Species: Fabriciana adippe
Vernacular names
Bosrandparelmoervlinder (NL), High Brown Fritillary (EN), Moyen Nacré (FR), Feuriger Perlmuttfalter (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 18 (as Argynnis Adippe). view page




Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly from the end of June till the end of August.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Viola riviniana and Viola odorata

The larva lives on several species of Viola.

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