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Butterflies - High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe)

Extinct 1958. Two vagrants recorded in 1976.

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Extinct in Warwickshire.


Find out more about the High Brown Fritillary online at the following links;

Flight Chart
The flight chart below is based on observations of the adult High Brown Fritillary butterfly in Warwickshire between 2005 and 2008. Peak periods are shown in dark green.

High Brown Fritillary Flight Chart

Distribution Maps

High Brown Fritillary - 2011 records / distribution. High Brown Fritillary - 2010 records / distribution. High Brown Fritillary - 2000 to 2009 records / distribution.
2011 (1yr) 2010 (1yr) 2000-09 (10yr)

High Brown FritillaryHigh Brown Fritillary © Steven Cheshire - Morecambe Bay Area

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