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Euphydryas iduna (Dalman, 1816)

Самка  Euphydryas iduna


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Melitaeinae tribe Melitaeini subtribe Euphydryina genus Euphydryas → species Euphydryas iduna

Species name(s)

Euphydryas iduna (Dalman, 1816) = Melitaea iduna Dalman, 1816 = Hypodryas iduna.

Lappland Fritillary


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#2. Kolsky; #5. Nenetsko-Novozemelsky tundrovy; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #29. Zapadno-Yakutsky; #30. Vostochno-Yakutsky; #32. Chukotsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky.

Forewing length

16—24 mm.

Flight time

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

Самка  Euphydryas iduna

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing: 16-24 mm. [185]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Norway, the Soviet Union - the European part, Sweden. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of Russia: Eastern Yakutia, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, Western Caucasus, Western Yakutia, Kamchatka, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, the Nenets-Novaya Zemlya tundra, Prealtay, Pribaikalskiy, North Yenisei North Okhotsk, North Urals , Tuva, Chukotka. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Norway (mainland), Russia, Finland, Sweden. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Valley meadows, forest edges, bogs [185]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • June July [185]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Veronica, Plantago, Vaccinium. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Euphydryas iduna


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

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02.09.2015 17:44, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Forewing length: No formalized data → 16—24 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July.

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