Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!


Melitaea sp


Of some 5 cm in wingspan, this is a predominantly orange butterfly with white borders and black pattern on wings. It looked a tiny bt different in pattern than my previous spotting, which made me wonder if it was NOT M. partenoides...


Seen on flowers in montane grasslands & pastures (about 750 of altitude), but on the bottom of the slope, and close to mixed and protected forest. The area is in lake Geneva valley, at the feet of Jura mountain range.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on May 30, 2019
Submitted on May 31, 2019

Related Spottings

Melitaea aurelia Knapweed Fritillary Melitaea Spotted Fritillary

Nearby Spottings

Meadow buttercup Conifer Tuft mushroom Witches' Butter Lupine