Glanville Fritillary

Melitaea cinxia

family - Nymphalidae

My personal observations of Glanville Fritillary: none

Reference Section

Size: 41-47mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: May-June

Habitat: cliffs on the south coast of Isle of Wight
Larval Food Plants: Sea Plantain (Plantago maritima), Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)

Family Group: Nymphalidae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004