Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Melitaea ornata Melitaea phoebe
Melitaea parthenoides Keferstein, 1851
Meadow Fritillary
Mélitée de la lancéole, Mélitée des scabieuses

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

Synonyms (genus):
   Athaliaeformia Verity, 1950
   Cinclidia Hübner, 1818
   Didymaeformia Verity, 1950
   Mellicta Billberg, 1820
  Synonyms (species):
   parthenie Godart, 1819

Adult:
M. parthenoides (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (male), Ligurian Alps, Imperia, Italy, June 21, 2013
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. parthenoides (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (female), Ligurian Alps, Imperia, Italy, June 21, 2013
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. parthenoides (© Philippe Mothiron)
Adult (female), Picherande (Puy-de-Dôme), 1200 m, France, July 20, 2004
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)
M. parthenoides (© Philippe Mothiron)
Adult (male), Merens-les-Vals (Ariège),1700m, France, July 18, 2003
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)

Foodplants:
Plantago lanceolata, Plantago alpina, Plantago media

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