JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.


Melitaea cinxia  Arthropods,Geotagged,Germany,Glanville Fritillary,Insects,Macro,Melitaea cinxia,butterflies Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

    comments (3)

  1. Beautiful shot, Lars! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks, Ferdy :)
      Posted 3 years ago
  2. Looks like a new born butterfly, so beautiful! Posted 3 years ago

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

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 Lars Korb
View Lars Korb's profile

By Lars Korb

All rights reserved
Uploaded Jun 24, 2019. Captured in Bundesstra├če 13, 21521 Dassendorf, Germany.