Boloria thore

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Thor's fritillary
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Boloria
Species: B. thore
Binomial name
Boloria thore
Hübner, [1803])
Synonyms
  • Clossiana thore

Boloria thore, the Thor's fritillary, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It occurs in damp places in the Alps, Fennoscandia, the south of European Russia, the Urals, Siberia and East Asia.[1][2]

The wingspan is 28–34 mm. The species produces one generation every two years.[1][2]

Larvae feed on species of Viola.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Львовский А.Л., Моргун Д.В. 2007. Булавоусые чешуекрылые Восточной Европы. Москва: КМК. ISBN 978-5-87317-362-4. pp. 328-329.
  2. ^ a b c Tolman, Tom & Richard Lewington. 1997. Butterflies of Britain and Europe. Field Guide. London: Collins. ISBN 0-00-219992-0.