Melitaea diamina - False Heath Fritillary

Melitaea-diamina-false-heath-fritillary- | PTKbutterflies
Melitaea-diamina-false-heath-fritillary- | PTKbutterflies
Melitaea-diamina-false-heath-fritillary- | PTKbutterflies

I have seen this butterfly both in the Alps and Pyrenees. The bottom left two were seen in the latter region, and shows maybe more brown markings than the darker Alpine form above left. It is one of the easier species from which to achieve a butterfly photo.

Melitaea-diamina-false-heath-fritillary- | PTKbutterflies
Melitaea-diamina-false-heath-fritillary- | PTKbutterflies
Melitaea-diamina-false-heath-fritillary- | PTKbutterflies
Melitaea-diamina-false-heath-fritillary- | PTKbutterflies