Nymphalidae Heliconiinae Argynnini Argynnis (Mesoacidalia) lyauteyi Boloria (Boloria) aquilonaris
Argynnis (Pandoriana) pandora ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Cardinal
Cardinal

Genus: Argynnis Fabricius, 1807   Subgenus: Pandoriana Warren, 1942   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (species):
   maja Cramer, 1776

Adult:
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, June 12, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, September 1, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (ex larva), Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, November 22, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, June 12, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult (male), Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal, July 20, 2002
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Hérault, Mourèze, Octon-Salasc, 100-200m, France, June 2, 1998
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Hérault, Mourèze, Octon-Salasc, 100-200m, France, June 2, 1998
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Ilaria Pimpinelli)
Adult, Haut-Asco, 1200m, Corse, France, July 3, 2002
(Photo by Ilaria Pimpinelli)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Monte Pollino, Italy, July 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult (female) ssp. seitzi (Frühstorfer, 1908), Azrou, Moyen Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult (female) ssp. seitzi (Frühstorfer, 1908), Forêt de Jaâba, Moyen Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female laying eggs), Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, September 20, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female laying eggs), Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, September 4, 2004
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Larva:
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 19, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 18, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 19, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 19, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 18, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 18, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 19, 2005
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva (early stages):
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (first instar), Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, September 20, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (second instar), Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, October 4, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, November 3, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Raniero Panfili)
Egg, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, September 4, 2004
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Raniero Panfili)
Egg, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, September 10, 2005
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Habitat:
A. (Pandoriana) pandora (© Raniero Panfili)
Habitat, Monte Faggeto, Aurunci (Latina), Italy, May 24, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Foodplants:
Viola

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