Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Melitaea athalia Melitaea britomartis
Melitaea aurelia Nickerl, 1850
Nickerl's Fritillary
Mélitée des digitales, Mélitée de Nickerl

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 Borkhausen, 1788

Adult:
M. aurelia (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (female), Pregola (Pavia), Italy, July 5, 2009
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. aurelia (© Teresa Farino)
Adult, Mihai Viteazu, Romania, June 13, 2009
(Photo by Teresa Farino, Iberian Wildlife Tours)
M. aurelia (© Teresa Farino)
Adult, Mihai Viteazu, Romania, June 13, 2009
(Photo by Teresa Farino, Iberian Wildlife Tours)
M. aurelia (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult (female), La Thuile (Aosta), Italy, August 1992
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
M. aurelia (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult (male), La Thuile (Aosta), Italy, August 1992
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
M. aurelia (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult, S. Vigilio (Bolzano), Italy, August 1991
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
M. aurelia (© Martin Jagelka)
Adult, Plavecke podhradie, Slovakia, July 14, 2002
(Photo by Martin Jagelka, Insect Web)
M. aurelia (© Martin Jagelka)
Adult, Plavecke podhradie, Slovakia, July 14, 2002
(Photo by Martin Jagelka, Insect Web)

Foodplants:
Plantago lanceolata

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