marbled white

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marbled white

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(Animals) any butterfly of the satyrid genus Melanargia, with panelled black-and-white wings, but technically a brown butterfly; found in grassland
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Melanargia galathea satnia Fruhstorfer, 1917 Hesselbarth, et.
Argynnidae: Melitaea (Didymaeformis) didyma (Esper, (1778]); Satyridae: Hyponephele lupina intermedia (Staudinger, 1886); Melanargia larissa noacki Wagener, 1983; Melanargia galathea satnia Fruhstorfer, 1917; Hipparchia syriaca (Staudinger, 1871); Brintesia circe (Fabricius, 1775); Chazara briseis meridionalis (Staudinger, 1886); Pseudochazara anthelea anthelea (Hubner,[1824]).
davidii include the Peacock butterfly (Inachis io), the Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea), the Eastern comma butterfly (Polygonia comma), the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) and several Swallowtail butterflies, including the Common, Eastern tiger and Spicebrush butterflies (Papilio machaon, P.