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Boloria altaica (Grum-Grshimailo, 1893)

Самец  (Boloria altaica)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconiinae tribe Argynnini genus Boloria → species Boloria altaica

Species name(s)

Boloria altaica (Grum-Grshimailo, 1893) = Boloria napaea altaica (Grum-Grshimailo, 1893) = Boloria altaica altaica.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #27. Pribaikalsky.

Forewing length

18—23 mm.

Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Самец и самка  (Boloria altaica)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing: 18-23 mm. [185]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: Gorno-Altai, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, Pribaikalskiy, Tuva. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Mountain forests and meadows, mountain tundra. [185]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • June August [185]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


Photos: Yuriy Karpov, Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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31.08.2015 11:39, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Forewing length: No formalized data → 18—23 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July, August.

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