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Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Melitaea cinxia)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Melitaeinae tribe Melitaeini subtribe Melitaeina genus Melitaea → species Melitaea cinxia

Species name(s)

Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758) = Papilio cinxia Linnaeus, 1758 = Papilio pilodellae Rottemburg, 1775 = Papilio pilosella Rottemburg, 1775 = Papilio delia Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Papilio abacus Rezius, 1783 = horvathi Abafi-Aigner, 1906 = kasyi Gross & Ebert, 1975 = Melitaea amardea Grum-Grshimailo 1895 = Melitaea arelatia Fruhstorfer 1910 = Melitaea australis Verity 1916 = Melitaea carpentana Verity 1929 = Melitaea castiliana Turati 1921 = Melitaea delia Denis & Schiffermüller 1775 = Melitaea deva Hemming 1934 = Melitaea narbonensis Fruhstorfer 1917 = Melitaea phoebe Godart 1821 = Melitaea pilosellae Rottemburg 1776 = Melitaea sicula Ragusa 1919 = Melitaea trivia Schrank 1801 = Melitaea tschujaca Seitz 1908.

Glanville Fritillary

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

15—20 mm.

Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Larva lifespan

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

Имаго  (Melitaea cinxia)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The length of the front wing from 1.5 to 2 cm. The dark pattern on the top side of wings sometimes blurs, underside of front wings orange-yellow, off-white closer to the top of the wing, almost without pattern. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay , of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy,Seaside, Mid-Amur, the Volga-Average, Average Urals, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands,Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, North Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Areal Melitaea cinxia - all of Europe, at an altitude of 2000 m. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Checkered tsinksii fly from late May to early July. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Places volley - edge of the forest, mixed grass meadows. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • The caterpillars are active from July to May, winter. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Plantago, Centaurea, Veronica. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Plantain lancet. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Melitaea cinxia

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Viktor Kolesnikov, Jan van Holten.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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