Oeneis (Oeneis) melissa (Fabricius, 1775)


[Canada, Labrador]


Habitat
  • Screes
  • Tundra
42 - 51 mm
Melissa Arctic
Nordique mélissa
Бархатница Мелисса
ダイセツタカネヒカゲ

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
CyperaceaeCarex bigelowiiBigelow's sedge
Carex rupestris
PoaceaeDeschampsiaHair-grass

Known subspecies

SpeciesAuthorLocus typicus
Oeneis (Oeneis) melissa daisetsuzanaMatsumura, 1926
Oeneis (Oeneis) melissa melissaFabricius, 1775

Oeneis (Oeneis) melissa is a member of the clade Oeneis jutta

SpeciesAuthor
Oeneis (Oeneis) jutta(Hübner, 1806)
Oeneis (Oeneis) magnaGraeser, 1888
Oeneis (Oeneis) melissa(Fabricius, 1775)
Oeneis (Protoeneis) fulla(Eversmann, 1851)
Oeneis (Protoeneis) tungaStaudinger, 1894
Distribution
Images
Adult, underside.

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