Melitaea aetherie (Hübner, 1826)




Habitat
  • Meadows
39 - 46 mm
Aetherie Fritillary
Doncella Gaditana
Mélitée andalouse
Moorse parelmoervlinder

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
AsteraceaeCentaureaKnapweed

Synonyms and other combinations

Cinclidia aetherieHübner, 1818
Mellicta aetherieHübner, 1826
Melitaea perliniiTurati, 1905
Athaliaeformis aetherieVérity, 1950
Didymaeformis aetherieVérity, 1950

Melitaea aetherie is a member of the clade Melitaea phoebe

SpeciesAuthor
Melitaea aetherie(Hübner, 1826)
Melitaea collinaLederer, 1861
Melitaea consulisWiltshire, 1941
Melitaea ginaHiggins, 1941
Melitaea kuchiWyatt, 1961
Melitaea ornata(Christoph, 1893)
Melitaea phoebe(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Melitaea pseudosibinaAlberti, 1969
Melitaea punicaOberthür, 1876
Melitaea scotosiaButler, 1878
Melitaea sibinaAlphéraky, 1881
Melitaea turkmanica(Higgins, 1940)
Distribution
Images
Male, upperside.

© Marcello Romano
Italy
Adult, upperside.

© Clive Burrows
Spain
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