Boloria titania - Titania's Fritillary

Boloria-titania-titanias-fritillary | PTKbutterflies
Boloria-titania-titanias-fritillary | PTKbutterflies
Boloria-titania-titanias-fritillary | PTKbutterflies
Boloria-titania-titanias-fritillary | PTKbutterflies

This is a most attractive species, the chess pawn or keyhole like black markings on hindwing upper and underside being quite outstanding. Seen mainly in the Haut-Savoie, it has, unlike some of the others offered me plenty of opportunity to take a good butterfly photograph.