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.: changaica Reuss, 1922: range: the mountains of South Siberia, Transbaikalia, Mongolia.

A male catched by a Thomisidae spider on an inflorescence of Veronica sibirica L.

wings open.

A meadow on the Adon-Chelon elevation, at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, SE Chita Province (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1996. O. Kosterin.

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