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A fritillary from the high mountains who can easily be confounded with another species: Boloria pales, the Shepherd's Fritillary, which lives in the same habitat.
|Boloria napaea||Boloria pales|
|Color of the male:||usually bright orange.||usually more yellowish or brown.|
|Color of the female:||often darkend, with a violet gloss.||rarely darkend.|
|Patterns of the wings:||fine stripes.||stronger stripes.|
One brood from June to August.
Larval host plants:
Violaceae and Polygonaceae.
Red List Germany: ?
1998 - 2005 by Mario Maier
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