Melitaea didyma
         
Spotted Fritillary  
La Mélitée orangée  
           
 
 
 
   
1] male of Melitaea didyma - Var (France) - 29/04/2012   2] male - Pyrénées orientales (France) - 17/05/2012  
       
       
   
3] other male - Pyrénées orientales (France) - 17/05/2012   4] other male - Var (France) - 08/05/2011  
       
       
   
5] male - Doubs (France) - 31/05/2010   6] same specimen as 5]  
       
       
   
7] male - Haute Loire (France) - 09/07/2008   8] male - Doubs (France) - 02/06/2010  
       
       
   
9]  male - Var ( France) - 19/05/2009
 
  10] female of Melitaea didyma - Vaucluse (France) - 15/05/2012  
       
       
   
11] female - Doubs (France) - 29/05/2009   12] female - Var (France) - 09/08/2010  
       
       
   
13] other female - Var (France) - 07/06/2011   14] female - Doubs (France) - 29/05/2009  
       
       
   
15] female - Var (France) - 30/07/2011   16] female - Haute Loire (France) - 09/07/2008  
       
       
   
17] female - Var ( France) - 19/05/2009   18] female - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 26/07/2010  
       
       
   
19] female - Var (France) - 16/05/2011
 
  20] female during mating - Alpes maritimes (France) - 05/07/2011  
       
       
   
21] female - Hautes pyrénées alt.1750m (France) - 23/07/2008   22] female - Pyrénées orientales (France) - 22/05/2009
 
 
       
       
   
23] female - Var (France) - 20/05/2013   24] mating pair - Var (France) - 09/08/2013  
       
       
   
25] mating pair - Hautes pyrénées alt.1750m (France) - 23/07/2008   26] mating pair - Var ( France) - 19/05/2009
 
 
       
       
   
27] female laying on Melampyrum sp. - Var (France) - 15/05/2011   28] same scene as 27]
 
 
       
       
   
29] eggs laid by the female from picture 27]
 
  30] caterpillar on Plantago lanceolata - Var (France) - 08/04/2011  
       
       
   
31] other caterpillar - Var (France) - 08/04/2011
 
  32] close-up of the head of a caterpillar, showing an orange colour typical in this species - Var (France) - 29/04/2012  
       
       
   
33] caterpillar - Doubs (France) - 02/06/2010   34] same larva as 33]  
       
       
   
35] same larva as 33]
 
  36] caterpillar on Melampyrum sp. - Doubs (France) - 02/06/2010  
       
       
   
37] same larva as 36]   38] caterpillars on Stachys recta - Switzerland - 06/06/2010  
       
       
   
39] caterpillar on Plantago lanceolata - Var (France) - 19/04/2011   40] caterpillar - Var (France) - 01/07/2011
 
 
       
       
   
41] caterpillar on Plantago lanceolata - Var (France) - 29/04/2012   42] same larva as 41]
 
 
       
       
   
43] other caterpillar on Plantago lanceolata - Var (France) - 01/04/2011   44] chrysalis - Doubs (France) - 18/06/2010
 
 
       
       
   
45] chrysalis - Var (France) - 24/07/2012   46] same chrysalis as 45]  
       
       
       
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