Melitaea sutschana Staudinger, 1892.
This species belongs to a group of almost vicariant species close to Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1779).
Range: S Transbaikalia, Amurland, NE China, Primorye, Korea, Sakhalin.
ssp.: sutschana Staudinger, 1892 - ?monotypical.
A female with aberrantly large basal black spots; wings closed.
A steppefied meadow on a southern slope of the Polovinnaya Pad' valley few kilometres of the Argun' River left bank 13 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 28th July 1997. O. Kosterin.