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Fabriciana nerippe coreana

Fabriciana nerippe coreana

Fabriciana nerippe coreana is a butterfly found in the East Palearctic (Amur, Ussuri, China, Korea, Japan) that belongs to the Nymphalidae family.

Fabriciana nerippe coreana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Fabriciana
F. n. coreana
Trinomial name
Fabriciana nerippe coreana
(Butler, 1882) [1]
  • Argynnis coreana Butler, 1882
  • Fabriciana coreana (Butler, 1882)
  • Argynnis adippe numerica Matsumura, 1929
  • Argynnis adippe non-argentata Matsumura, 1929
  • Argynnis adippe flavescens Matsumura, 1929


Depending on authors, this taxon is either regarded as a subspecies of Fabriciana nerippe or as a distinct species (in which case it is called Fabriciana coreana or Argynnis coreana).[2]

Description from Seitz

In the form [ of A nerippe Fldr] coreana Btlr., from Corea, the upperside is pale yellow and the black markings are thin and sparse, the spots smaller and often obsolescent. — coredippe Leech (70a) [synonym] is the cleodoxa -form of the large East- Asiatic vorax; as in cleodoxa the silver is replaced with pale yellow, but the spots are more prominent than in the European form on account of the greenish dusting of the ground between them; Manchuria, Shantung, Corea.[3]

See also


  1. Butler, 1882 On Lepidoptera collected in Japan and the Corea by Mr. W. Wykeham Perry Ann. mag. nat. Hist. (5) 9 (49) : 13-20
  2. Savela, Markku. "Fabriciana nerippe (C. & R. Felder, 1862)". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
  3. Seitz, A. ed. Band 1: Abt. 1, Die Großschmetterlinge des palaearktischen Faunengebietes, Die palaearktischen Tagfalter, 1909, 379 Seiten, mit 89 kolorierten Tafeln (3470 Figuren) This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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