Taxon profile


Glanville Fritillary
Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)

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



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Number of records: 9

subspecies Melitaea cinxia atlantis Le Cerf, 1923
subspecies Melitaea cinxia cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Melitaea cinxia clarissa Staudinger, 1901
subspecies Melitaea cinxia deva Hemming, 1932
subspecies Melitaea cinxia heynei Rühl, 1895
subspecies Melitaea cinxia karavajevi Obraztsov, 1936
subspecies Melitaea cinxia oasis Huang & Murayama, 1992
subspecies Melitaea cinxia sacarina Fruhstorfer, 1917
subspecies Melitaea cinxia tschujaca Seitz, 1908

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441582]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Melitaea cinxia (Linné, 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 Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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