Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758) - Glanville Fritillary. ssp.: cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758); range: Europe, Ural, the West Siberian Lowland.
Range: N Europa, Europe (except fro the North), Anterior and Central Asia, the southern Ural and Siberia NE to the Lena Plateau, the southern Russian Far East
a copulaiting pair, wings closed.
A birch grove edge 9 km E of village Troitskoe, Karasuk District, Novosibirsk Province. 19th June 1994. Photo: O. Kosterin.