With a wingspan from 6.0 to 7.0 cm, this butterfly is one of the largest ones in Europe. The ‚Argynnis paphia' was mentioned for the first time by Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist physician, and zoologist for the modern biological naming scheme of binomial nomenclature., who laid the foundations.
The butterfly on wild shrub Buddleja davidii, also called summer lilac, butterfly-bush,
or orange eye, which is a species of flowering plant in the family Scrophulariaceae.
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