Melitaea arcesia Bremer, 1861 (= Melitaea baicalensis
Range: the mountains of S Siberia, Central Yakutia, Magadan Province, Amurland, Primorye, Mongolia, North and Central China.
Ssp: minor Elwes, 1899 (?= carmana Fruhstorfer, 1915): Altai, Tuva, the Sayans.
An alpine meadow patch neighbouring with the most elevated larch wood outposts in the Kamdyt valley, a Tekelyu River right tributary which in turn is an Akkem River right tributary, the Katunskii Range northern principal slope, Central [Russian} Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Rapublic, West Siberia, Russia. 3rd July 2007. O. Kosterin.