Euphydryas intermedia (Menetries, 1859) (= Euphydryas ichnea
(Boisduval, 1832), probably the valid name) Asian Fritillary.
Range: the Alps, Ural, the subzones of middle and southern taiga of Siberia, the mountains of S Siberia, the Far East, the Sakhalin, Mongolia, NE China, N Korea.
probably monotypical, or ssp: altaica Seitz, 1908; range: Ural, West Siberia, Altai Mts.
A female on a fresh horse dung
The lower Oroktoi brook valley, a right tributary of the Akkem River, the Katunskii Range northern principal slope, Central [Russian} Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Rapublic, West Siberia, Russia. 7th July 2007. O. Kosterin.