Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Neptis sappho Euphydryas cynthia
Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)
Marsh Fritillary

Genus: Euphydryas Scudder, 1872   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Eurodryas Higgins, 1978
   Hypodryas Higgins, 1978
   Occidryas Higgins, 1978
  Synonims (species):
   beckeri Herrich-Schäffer, [1851]
   merope de Prunner, 1798
   provincialis Boisduval, [1828]
   valentini Nitsche, 1928

Adult:
E. aurinia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vallemare (Rieti), Italy, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
E. aurinia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vallemare (Rieti), Italy, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
E. aurinia (© Fabien Zunino)
Adult, Vienne (Chenevelles), France, May 24, 2003
(Photo by Fabien Zunino)
E. aurinia (© Jean Delacre)
Adult, Doische, Parc naturel Viroin - Hermeton, Wallonie, Belgium, May 4, 2003
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
E. aurinia (© Jean Delacre)
Adults (mating), Doische, Parc naturel Viroin - Hermeton, Wallonie, Belgium, May 11, 2003
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
E. aurinia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Sospel, France, May 24, 2001
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
E. aurinia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vallemare (Rieti), Italy, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
E. aurinia (© Diego Reggianti)
Adults (mating)
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)
E. aurinia (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult ssp. ellisoni Rungs, 1950, Imouzzèr-Kandar, Moyen Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
E. aurinia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Agüero, Pyrenees, Spain, June 3, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
E. aurinia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Agüero, Pyrenees, Spain, June 3, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Larva:
E. aurinia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vallemare (Rieti), Italy, May 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
E. aurinia (© Vladimir Hula)
Larva, Bohemia, Czech Republic
(Photo by Vladimir Hula)
E. aurinia (© Federico Martínez Gaude)
Larvae, Fraga de Caaveiro, Spain, February 28, 2004. Overwintering nest
(Photo by Federico Martínez Gaude)

Pupa:
E. aurinia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Vallemare (Rieti), Italy, May 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Scabiosa, Succisa, Knautia, Cephalaria

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