Entomological Review

, Volume 98, Issue 9, pp 1329–1341 | Cite as

A New Melitaea Species from the didyma-Group from Southern Mongolia, with Notes on the Intraspecific Structure of M. didymoides Eversmann, 1847 (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)

  • K. A. KolesnichenkoEmail author


A new species, Melitaea devyatkini sp. n., closely related to M. didymoides, is described from southern Mongolia. The fine structure of the egg chorion of the new species is studied and a comparative morphological characteristic of M. didymoides from different parts of its range is given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of BiologyLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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