The marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)

It lives on the wet meadows, rich in the devil's-bit. For nectar, butterflies visit mainly yellow flowers. The eggs are also deposited on the devil's-bit, in piles with overlapping layers, on the lower face of the leaf. The larvae live in nests formed on the plant, where they winter. 

High density areas: in the vicinity of Viscri, Roadeş, Daia, Buneşti și Meșendorf.


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