Araschnia levana (European Map, Landkärtchen, La Carte Géographique)

Araschnia levana, also called European Map or Landkärtchen is a little butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Europe). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 3.5 – 4.0 cm the European Map is a small member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is black or auburn with white spots. There are a auburn spring form and a black sommer form.


Ecozone

The European Map (Araschnia levana) is from Palaearctic (Europe and Asia) and  Indomalaya & Australasia (Australia), but you can find the whole article at Palaearctic (Europe).

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