Butterflies - Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)
Various reports of Marsh Fritillary between 1900 and present day across Warwickshire. Reports since the 1950's are the result of unofficial releases or accidental release by breeders. In 2007, several Marsh Fritillary were reported on Ryton Wood Meadows. These were the result of an unofficial release.
The Marsh Fritillary became extinct as a breeding species in Warwickshire in 1951.
- Larval Food Plants
- Key Sites
Extinct in Warwickshire.
A photographic slideshow displaying various images of the Marsh Fritillary is currently in development.
Details of how you can supply your own photographs for display here will be made available soon.
The flight chart below is based on observations of the adult Marsh Fritillary butterfly in Warwickshire between 2005 and 2008. Peak periods are shown in dark green.