Nymphalidae Heliconiinae Argynnini Danaus (Danaus) plexippus Argynnis (Argyronome) laodice
Argynnis (Argynnis) paphia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Silver-washed Fritillary
Tabac d'Espagne

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

Synonims (species):
   immaculata Bellier, 1862
   valesina Esper, [1798]

Adult:
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (female) ssp. valesina (Esper, [1798]), Mazaugues, 720m, Var, France, August 21, 2010
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Monte Terminillo (Rieti), Italy, July 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Monte Terminillo (Rieti), Italy, July 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female) ssp. valesina (Esper, [1798]), Monte Terminillo (Rieti), Italy, July 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Matteo Negro)
Adult (female) ssp. valesina (Esper, [1798]), Alta Val Sessera, Biella, Italy, July 2006
(Photo by Matteo Negro)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Monte Terminillo (Rieti), Italy, July 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Borbona (Rieti), Italy, July 5, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Ilaria Pimpinelli)
Adult (female), Cineto Romano (Roma), Italy, July 2003
(Photo by Ilaria Pimpinelli)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Jean Delacre)
Adults (mating), Doische, Parc naturel Viroin - Hermeton, Wallonie, Belgium, July 7, 2002
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Daniel Morel)
Adults (mating), Auxy, Saône-et-Loire, France, July 14, 2004
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Philippe Mothiron)
Adult (female), Génat (Ariège), 900 m, France, July 17, 2003
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)

Larva:
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, April 25, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, April 25, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Terminillo (Rieti), Italy, May 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Diego Reggianti)
Larva, Cineto Romano (Roma), Italy, June 2000
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)

Pupa:
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Monte Terminillo (Rieti), Italy, June 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
A. (Argynnis) paphia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Egg, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Viola

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