Nymphalidae Heliconiinae Argynnini Brenthis ino Libythea celtis
Issoria (Issoria) lathonia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Queen of Spain Fritillary
Petit Nacré

Genus: Issoria Hübner, [1819]   Subgenus: Issoria Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 16, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 28, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 16, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, July 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, April 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult, Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal, July 13, 2002
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult, Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal, July 13, 2002
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)

Larva:
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 30, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 30, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 25, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
I. (Issoria) lathonia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Egg, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 18, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Viola tricolor, Viola arvensis, Viola calcarata, Viola odorata, Viola lutea, Viola biflora

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