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Issoria lathonia (Queen of Spain Fritillary)

Synonyms: Argynnis interligata; Argynnis neopina

Wikipedia Abstract

The Queen of Spain fritillary (Issoria lathonia) is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae.
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Wing Span [1]  1.575 inches (.04 m)

Protected Areas


Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Mesochorus brevipetiolatus[4]


Parasitized by 
Mesochorus brevipetiolatus[4]
Pollinator of 
Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed)[4]


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Zobar, D., & Genc, H. (2008). Biology of the queen of Spain fritillary, Issoria lathonia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Florida Entomologist, 91(2), 237-240.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Ecology of Commanster
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