Fabriciana niobe (Linnaeus, 1758) (= Argynnis niobe) - Niobe Fritillary.
Range: Europe, Anterior and Central Asia, S Ural, S Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia, N China.
?? ssp: barkhatovi P. Gorbunov, 2001: range: Altai Mts.
A copulation, with another male trying to take part.
The bank of Lake Yazovoe at the junction of the Katunskii and Listvyaga mountain ranges, the Altai Mts., East Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan. 17th July 1987. O. Kosterin.