Melitaea sutschana Staudinger, 1892.

This species, showing a good example of sexual dimorphism, 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 male on Leontopodium conglobatum (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz.; wings open.

A steppefied southern left slope of the Budyumkan River valley 5 km of its confluence with the Argun' River 6 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 26th July 1997. O. Kosterin.

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