Mellicta parthenoides - Meadow Fritillary - Westelijke parelmoervlinder - Westlicher Scheckenfalter
The ground colour of the male upperside is bright orange, with dark-brown veins. The discal line on the forewing is generally rather heavy and terminates in a prominent oblique dash at the rear of the wing. The discal area of the hindwing is often paler than the rest of the wing. The female's ground colour is paler, and frequently quite yellow, although the submarginal band may stand out in orange. The underside of the forewing is pale orange, with a yellowish outer margin and scattered black markings. The underside of the hindwing has a broad and rather wavy pale band through the centre, with an orange or yellowish band on each side of it. The outer band usually contains red spots. Flight from May to September in one or two broods. The larval foodplants include Ribwort Plantain, Hoary Plantain, Common Cow-wheat, Greater Knapweed and scabious species.