Butterflies - Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)
Extinct in Warwickshire due to habitat loss. Last record dated 1960 at Wappenbury Wood.
- Larval Food Plants
- Key Sites
Common Dog-violet (Viola riviniana)
Marsh Violet (Viola palustris)
In Warwickshire, the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary occured in woodland glades and clearings.
In all habitats, the key ingredient is an abundant supply of the larval foodplant growing in damp, lush grass
Extinct in Warwickshire.
A photographic slideshow displaying various images of the Small Pearl-bordered 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 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly in Warwickshire between 2005 and 2008. Peak periods are shown in dark green.