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Melanargia occitanica (Esper, 1793)

Имаго  Melanargia occitanica


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Melanargiini genus Melanargia → species Melanargia occitanica

Species name(s)

Melanargia occitanica (Esper, 1793) = Papilio arge occitanica Esper, 1789 = Papilio psyche Hübner, [1799-1800] = syllius (Herbst, 1796).

Western Marbled White


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Blue, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Имаго  Melanargia occitanica

Detailed information with references


  • Spain, Italy, Corsica, Portugal, Sicily, France. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Portugal (mainland), France (mainland). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Gramineae. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Melanargia occitanica


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Mario Maier.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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