Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Melitaea britomartis Melitaea deione
Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Glanville Fritillary
Mélitée du plantain

Genus: Melitaea Fabricius, 1807   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

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

Adult:
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Monte Ocre (L'Aquila), Italy, May 28, 2016
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Monte Ocre (L'Aquila), Italy, May 28, 2016
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Monte Ocre (L'Aquila), Italy, May 28, 2016
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult, Cairo Montenotte (Savona), Italy, May 13, 2011
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. cinxia (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Via Calciano, Giuliano di Roma (Frosinone), Italy, May 1, 2006 [41.56498, 13.260056]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
M. cinxia (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, April 26, 2007. Ex larva
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Mercareccia, Terme di Stigliano (Roma), Italy, May 22, 2009 [42.12545, 12.04566]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, April 26, 2007. Ex larva
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
M. cinxia (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, May 14, 2006. Ex larva
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
M. cinxia (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adults (mating), Marmora (Cuneo), Italy, June 24, 2011
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Anguillara (Roma), Italy, July 1999
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Roma, Italy, July 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Õland Tävelsrum, Sweden, June 17, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
M. cinxia (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult, Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal, May 24, 2003
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
M. cinxia (© Jean Delacre)
Adult, Djebel Azourki, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
M. cinxia (© Jean Delacre)
Adult, Djebel Azourki, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
M. cinxia (© Elisabeth Gaillard)
Adults (mating)
(Photo by Elisabeth Gaillard)

Larva:
M. cinxia (© Giuseppe Cagnetta)
Larvae, Gravina in Puglia (Bari), Italy, April 8, 2015
(Photo by Giuseppe Cagnetta, Le farfalle della Puglia)
M. cinxia (© Giuseppe Cagnetta)
Larvae, Gravina in Puglia (Bari), Italy, April 8, 2015
(Photo by Giuseppe Cagnetta, Le farfalle della Puglia)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, April 16, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Manziana (Roma), Italy, April 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Roma, Italy, May 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
M. cinxia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Roma (Roma), Italy, June 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. cinxia (© Raniero Panfili)
Pupa, SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, April 24, 2006. Ex larva
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Foodplants:
Plantago, Centaurea, Veronica

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