Species: Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia)

Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia)
Originator: Svein Bekkum

Norwegian name: Sølvkåpe

Host plants: Onobrychis, Sweet Violet (Viola odorata), Viola, Viola arvensis, Viola biflora, Viola canina, Viola tricolor

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Butterflies (Rhopalocera)
Family     Brush-footed butterflies (Nymphalidae)
Subfamily      Heliconiinae
Genus       Issoria
Species        Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia)