WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

77a0842 – 4516   Euphydryas phaeton (Drury, 1773)
Distribution Data for Euphydryas phaeton
Large Map & Chart Report Errors About Maps
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: • Papilio phaeton Drury, 1773
• Euphydryas borealis Chermock & Chermock, 1940
• Melitaea magnifica Clark, 1927
• Melitaea phaetaena Hόbner, [1819]
• Melitaea phaethusa Hulst, 1881
• Melitaea schausi Clark, 1927
• Melitaea streckeri Ellsworth, 1902
• Melitaea superba Strecker, 1878
• Euphydryas ozarkae Masters, 1968
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
Euphydryas phaeton
© Jason Dombroskie

Euphydryas phaeton
© Jason Dombroskie

Euphydryas phaeton
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone