Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Nymphalidae > Genus: Argynnis > Species: Argynnis adippe

High Brown Fritillary - Argynnis adippe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Adippevlinder Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Dostojka adype Polish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Feuriger Perlmutterfalter German Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
High Brown Fritillary English Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
le Moyen Nacré French Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Skovperlemorsommerfugl Danish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Synonym Author
Papilio cydippe Linnaeus, 1971
Argynnis chlorodippe Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
Argynnis cleodoxa Ochsenheimer, 1816

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External data

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