Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Melitaea arduinna Melitaea athalia
Melitaea asteria Freyer, 1828
Little Fritillary

Genus: Melitaea Fabricius, 1807   Original genus: Melitaea Fabricius, 1807

Synonyms (genus):
   Athaliaeformia Verity, 1950
   Cinclidia Hübner, 1818
   Didymaeformia Verity, 1950
   Mellicta Billberg, 1820

Adult:
M. asteria (© Johannes van Donge)
Adult, 2300m, Switzerland, July 17, 2006
(Photo by Johannes van Donge, Diginature.nl)
M. asteria (© Johannes van Donge)
Adult, 2300m, Switzerland, July 17, 2006
(Photo by Johannes van Donge, Diginature.nl)
M. asteria (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Gross Glockner, 2300m, Austria, July 27, 1987
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Plantago alpina

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