Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Melitaea punica Melitaea varia
Melitaea trivia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lesser Spotted Fritillary

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

Synonyms (genus):
   Athaliaeformia Verity, 1950
   Cinclidia Hübner, 1818
   Didymaeformia Verity, 1950
   Mellicta Billberg, 1820
  Synonyms (species):
   fascelis Esper, 1784
   ignasiti De Sagarra, 1926

Adult:
M. trivia (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Valle Grande (Frosinone), Italy, July 2, 2011 [41.620723, 13.879081]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
M. trivia (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, June 19, 2010
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
M. trivia (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, June 19, 2010
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
M. trivia (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult, Serrone (Frosinone), Italy, June 4, 2016
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, July 1999
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 1999
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, July 1999
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adults, Rifugio Talarico, Pietraporzio (Cuneo), Italy, July 22, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. trivia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Lator-Hill, Hungary, May 25, 2002. White form
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
M. trivia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Lator-Hill, Hungary, May 25, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
M. trivia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adults (mating), Járdánháza (Izra Valley), Hungary, August 4, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Larva:
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Ocre (L'Aquila), Italy, May 18, 2014
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Ocre (L'Aquila), Italy, May 17, 2014
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monte Ocre (L'Aquila), Italy, May 17, 2014
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, May 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
M. trivia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, June 1999
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Verbascum

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