Taxon profile


Marbled White
Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Melanargia - marbled white

Scientific synonyms

Agapetes galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Papilio galathea Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Melanargia galathea donsa Fruhstorfer, 1916
subspecies Melanargia galathea galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Melanargia galathea galathea

subspecies Melanargia galathea satnia Fruhstorfer, 1917
subspecies Melanargia galathea tenebrosa Fruhstorfer, 1917

Links and literature

EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441445]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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