Melitaea (Mellicta) varia Meyer-Dür, 1851


Bündner Scheckenfalter
Westalpiner Scheckenfalter
Grisons Fritillary
Mélitée alpine

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
GentianaceaeGentianaGentian
GentianellaDwarf gentian
OrobanchaceaePedicularisLousewort
PlantaginaceaePlantagoPlantain

Synonyms and other combinations

Cinclidia variaHübner, 1818
Mellicta variaMeyer-Dür, 1851
Athaliaeformis variaVérity, 1950
Didymaeformis variaVérity, 1950

Melitaea (Mellicta) varia is a member of the clade Melitaea aurelia

SpeciesAuthor
Melitaea (Mellicta) asteriaFreyer, 1828
Melitaea (Mellicta) aurelia aureliaNickerl, 1850
Melitaea (Mellicta) menetriesi(Caradja, 1895)
Melitaea (Mellicta) parthenoidesKeferstein, 1851
Melitaea (Mellicta) rebeliWnukowsky, 1929
Melitaea (Mellicta) variaMeyer-Dür, 1851
Distribution
Images
Adult, upperside.

© Peter Roos
Italy, Bolzano
Adult, upperside.

© Jean Michel
France, Sion
Male, upperside.

© Roger Gibbons
Switzerland
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