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Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia)

There has been just a single record of this very rare immigrant from continental Europe.

An unconfirmed report of one sunning itself at Daymer Bay on 20th August 1973.

References;
Penhallurick, RD; The Butterflies of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, 1996, ISBN 0-9515785-1-0
Wacher, Worth & Spalding, A Cornwall Butterfly Atlas, 2003, ISBN 1-874357-23-4.
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