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species

Spotted Fritillary
Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1778)

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

Scientific synonyms

Melitaea meridionalis Staudinger, 1870
Melitaea occidentalis Staudinger, 1861

Images

Melitaea didyma - Spotted Fritillary

male

Author: Marek Vojtíšek

Melitaea didyma - Spotted Fritillary

male

Author: Michal Koupý

Melitaea didyma - Spotted Fritillary

male

Author: Michal Koupý

Melitaea didyma - Spotted Fritillary

female

Author: Václav John

Melitaea didyma - Spotted Fritillary

female

Author: Marek Vojtíšek

Melitaea didyma - Spotted Fritillary

male

Author: Michal Hykel

larva


egg

pupa

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Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1779)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441594]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1778)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [http://leptiri.beograd.com/index.html] [as Melitaea didyma (Esper 1778)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1779)]
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 Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1799)]
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 didyma (Esper, 1778)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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