|Dark Green Fritillary|
Latin name - Argynnis aglaja
Flight period - Mid-June to late August
Wingspan 5 to 6 cm, 2 to 2.4 inch.
A large, powerful, orange and black butterfly. The uppersides are orange brown in colour with a pattern of black spots and crescents. The females tend to be paler in colour. Its name is derived from the colouration of the underside of its wings which is coloured green leading to pale yellow-brown with pure white spots.