Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Melitaea cinxia Melitaea deserticola
Melitaea deione (Geyer, [1832])
Provençal Fritillary
Mélitée des linaires

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):
   berisalii Ruhl, 1891

Adult:
M. deione (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (female), Ligurian Alps, Imperia, Italy, June 28, 2015
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. deione (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (female), Ligurian Alps, Imperia, Italy, August 22, 2013
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. deione (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (male), Ligurian Alps, Imperia, Italy, August 22, 2013
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
M. deione (© Philippe Mothiron)
Adult, Labeaume (Ardèche), France, July 16, 2004
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)
M. deione (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult ssp. nitida (Oberthür, 1909), Djebel Lakraa, Rif, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
M. deione (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult ssp. nitida (Oberthür, 1909), Djebel Lakraa, Rif, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)

Larva:
M. deione (© Daniel Morel)
Larva, Champcella, 1000m, Hautes-Alpes, France, May 13, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
M. deione (© Daniel Morel)
Larva, Champcella, 1000m, Hautes-Alpes, France, May 13, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)

Foodplants:
Linaria, Antirrhinum

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