Argynnis pandora

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Cardinal
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A. pandora
Binomial name
Argynnis pandora
Synonyms
  • Pandoriana pandora

Argynnis pandora, the cardinal, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is common throughout southern Europe and is also found in northern Africa and western and central Asia.

The wingspan is 64–80 mm. The butterfly flies from April[1] to September[2] (in Europe typically May to August) depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Viola species.

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  1. ^ "Argynnis pandora (Bahadır)". Kelebek Türk. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  2. ^ Rowlings, Matt. http://www.eurobutterflies.com/species_pages/pandora.htm. Accessed 1 January 2013.