Nymphalidae Melitaeinae Melitaeini Melitaea asteria Melitaea aurelia
Melitaea athalia (Rottemburg, 1775)
Heath Fritillary
Mélitée du mélampyre, Damier Athalie

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):
   boris Fruhstorfer, 1917
   neglecta Pfau, 1962
   norvegica Aurivillius, 1888

Adult:
M. athalia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Prés de Villette, Jussy (Genève), Switzerland, June 17, 2017
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. athalia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Prés de Villette, Jussy (Genève), Switzerland, June 17, 2017
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. athalia (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult, Cogolo (Trento), Italy, August 1990
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)

Foodplants:
Plantago, Veronica, Digitalis, Melampyrum, Linaria, Pedicularis

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