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Araschnia levana.jpg
Araschnia levana in the spring
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Tribe: Nymphalini
Genus: Araschnia
Hübner, 1819

Araschnia is a genus of the Nymphalidae family found in the East Palearctic (temperate Asia). The seasonal polyphenism (difference between spring and summer forms) is very marked.


In alphabetical order:[1]


  1. ^ "Araschnia Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

Further reading[edit]

  • "Le genre Araschnia" in French Wikipedia provides distribution information

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