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Fabriciana kamala

Fabriciana kamala

Fabriciana kamala, the kamala fritillary, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It has an eastern range in the Palearctic realm – the Himalayas, Tibet, Kashmir and Kashmir - northwest India, Spīn Ghar, Chitral to Kumaon. The species was first described by Frederic Moore in 1857.[2]

Fabriciana kamala
Fabriciana kamala male in the Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand, India.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Fabriciana
F. kamala
Binomial name
Fabriciana kamala
(Moore), 1857[1]
  • Argynnis kamala Moore, 1857
  • Argynnis cnidia C. & R. Felder, [1867]


  1. Moore, F. (1857). A Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company. 1: 1-278, pl. 1-12, 1a, 2a, 3a, 4a, 5a, 6a.
  2. Seitz, A., 1912-1927. Die Indo-Australien Tagfalter.. Grossschmetterlinge Erde 9.

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