Issoria issaea (Doherty, 1886) - Himalayan Queen Fritillary

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Taxonomic Information

This is given as the Queen of Spain Fritillary in most Indian books, a name that applies to the European Issoria lathonia (Linnaeus, 1758), of which issaea was previously considered a subspecies.

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1331
Jammu and Kashmir UT141
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11112112231
West Bengal11
Total22125513642

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Issoria issaea (Doherty, 1886) – Himalayan Queen Fritillary. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/issoria-issaea, accessed 2022/11/29.