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The Glanville Fritillary is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family.

The animal spends most of its life as a black, spiny caterpillar. The orange patterned butterfly lives only a few weeks.

The Glanville Fritillary inhabits open grassland throughout Europe and temperate Asia. A subspecies inhabits North Africa. Severe population declines are reported in many European countries.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded May 13, 2019. Captured May 5, 2019 09:48 in 593 175, 6381 Dolno Cherkovishte, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/3.5
  • 1/250s
  • ISO320
  • 70mm