Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Euphydryas aurinia Euphydryas desfontainii
Euphydryas cynthia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Cynthia's Fritillary
Damier de l'alchemille, Damier des alpages

Genus: Euphydryas Scudder, 1872   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (genus):
   Eurodryas Higgins, 1978
   Hypodryas Higgins, 1978
   Occidryas Higgins, 1978
  Synonyms (species):
   alpicola Galvagni, 1918

Adult:
E. cynthia (© Heiner Ziegler)
Adult (male), Haldensteiner Calanda 2500m, Graubünden, Switzerland, July 15, 2005
(Photo by Heiner Ziegler, Schmetterlinge Calanda)
E. cynthia (© Heiner Ziegler)
Adult (male), Haldensteiner Calanda 2500m, Graubünden, Switzerland, July 15, 2005
(Photo by Heiner Ziegler, Schmetterlinge Calanda)
E. cynthia (© Ranald Simister)
Adult (male), Graubünden, 2400m, Switzerland, July 30, 2006
(Photo by Ranald Simister)
E. cynthia (© Steven House)
Adult (male)
(Photo by Steven House)
E. cynthia (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (male), Lillaz (Aosta), Italy, August 10, 2016
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
E. cynthia (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (female), Bonneval-sur-Arc, 2500m, Savoie, France, July 21, 2015
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
E. cynthia (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (female), Le Monêtier-les-Bains (05), 2400m, France, July 20, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
E. cynthia (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (female), Le Monêtier-les-Bains (05), 2400m, France, July 19, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)

Larva:
E. cynthia (© Patrizia Ferrari)
Larva, NE Italy
(Photo by Patrizia Ferrari, Forum Acta Plantarum)
E. cynthia (© Patrizia Ferrari)
Larva, NE Italy
(Photo by Patrizia Ferrari, Forum Acta Plantarum)
E. cynthia (© Heiner Ziegler)
Larva, Graubünden Calanda, 2300m, Switzerland, July 15, 2005
(Photo by Heiner Ziegler, Schmetterlinge Calanda)

Foodplants:
Plantago alpina, Viola calcarata

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