Taxon profile


Marsh Fritillary
Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Euphydryas

Scientific synonyms

Papilio aurinia Rottemburg, 1775
Eurodryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)
Papilio artemis Schiffermüller, 1775
Papilio koloswarensis Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783
Papilio lye Bergstrasser, 1780
Papilio matutina Thunberg, 1791


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Euphydryas aurinia aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)

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subspecies Euphydryas aurinia banghaasi (Seitz, 1908)
subspecies Euphydryas aurinia barraguei (Betz, 1956)
subspecies Euphydryas aurinia beckeri Herrich-Schäffer, 1851

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subspecies Euphydryas aurinia bulgarica (Fruhstorfer, 1916)

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subspecies Euphydryas aurinia debilis Oberthür, 1909 - Alpine Fritillary

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subspecies Euphydryas aurinia hibernica (Birchall, 1873)
subspecies Euphydryas aurinia laeta (Christoph, 1893)
subspecies Euphydryas aurinia provincialis Boisduval, 1828

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Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441632]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)]
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): Červený seznam ohrožených druhů České republiky - Bezobratlí, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)]
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 Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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species extinct in area described by check-list