Monthly Archives: June 2020

11.06.2020 – Butterfly of the year. Marsh fritillary

The Estonian Lepidopterology Association elected the marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) butterfly of the year. The butterfly was first described in 1775 by German entomologist Siegmund Adrian von Rottemburg.The active period of the adult butterfly is from the end of May until the end of June. The species is protected both in Europe and of course… Read More »