Images from Oleg Kosterin

Melitaea didymoides
[didymoides-2fu.jpg] 800x800 (~153Kb) ups female a meadow on the Onon River right bank floodland 10 km upstream of the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, SE Zabaikalye, 18th July 1997 (on Dianthus versicolor), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea sutschana
[sutschana-3mv.jpg] 533x400 (~35Kb) uns male A steppefied southern left slope of the Budyumkan River valley 5 km of its confluence with the Argun' River 6 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 26th July 1997 (on Leontopodium conglobatum (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz.), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea sutschana
[sutschana-4mu.jpg] 565x490 (~34Kb) ups male A steppefied southern left slope of the Budyumkan River valley 5 km of its confluence with the Argun River 6 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 26th July 1997 (on Leontopodium conglobatum (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea sutschana
[sutschana-2fu.jpg] 410x547 (~53Kb) ups female A steppefied meadow on the Argun' River left bank terrace 4 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 26th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea sutschana
[sutschana-1fv.jpg] 410x400 (~37Kb) uns female A steppefied meadow on a southern slope of the Polovinnaya Pad' valley few kilometres of the Argun' River left bank 13 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 28th July 1997 (aberrantly large basal black spots), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea romanovi puella
[puella-2f.jpg] 600x467 (~24Kb) female A short-grass steppe, on the northern bank of a brackish Lake Zun-Torei at the foot of the hill Chikhalan, Onon district, Chita Province, S Transbaikalia (Dahuria), Siberia, Russia. 13th July 1996 (captured by a spider), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea romanovi puella
[puella-1fv.jpg] 800x600 (~103Kb) uns female The southern slope, covered with a short-grass steppe, of the hill Chikhalan on the northern bank of a brackish Lake Zun-Torei, Onon district, Chita Province, S Transbaikalia (Dahuria), Siberia, Russia. 12th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea cinxia
[cinxia-4mfv.jpg] 1200x1200 (~286Kb) uns male female A birch grove edge 9 km E of village Troitskoe, Karasuk District, Novosibirsk Province. 19th June 1994, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea cinxia
[cinxia-2v.jpg] 533x400 (~33Kb) uns A clearing in a pine forest at the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, SE Chita Province (Dahuria), S Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 2nd July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea cinxia tschujaca
[tschujaca-1mu.jpg] 698x500 (~48Kb) ups male Highland dwarf birch (Betula rotundifolia) tundras on a ledge of the southerm principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulets, 2300 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea arcesia minor
[minor-2v.jpg] 1131x1089 (~353Kb) uns An alpine meadow patch neighbouring with the most elevated larch wood outposts in the Kamdyt valley, a Tekelyu River right tributary which in turn is an Akkem River right tributary, the Katunskii Range northern principal slope, Central [Russian] Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Rapublic, West Siberia, Russia. 3rd July 2007, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea arcesia minor
[minor-1fv.jpg] 1060x700 (~83Kb) uns female An alpine meadow in the valley of a headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1998 (on Tripleurospermum ambiguum), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea arcesia minor
[minor-1mu.jpg] 460x528 (~42Kb) ups male An alpine meadow on a southern slope in the valley of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2600 m above sea level, the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998 (on Tripleurospermum ambiguum), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea diamina erycina
[erycina-1u.jpg] 893x740 (~246Kb) ups The lower Oroktoi brook valley, a right tributary of the Akkem River, the Katunskii Range northern principal slope, Central [Russian} Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Rapublic, West Siberia, Russia. 7th July 2007 (on a fresh horse dung), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea diamina erycinides
[erycinides-1mu.jpg] 400x300 (~30Kb) ups male A meadow at tiny aspen at a granite rocky ridge crest on a moderate elevation Adon-Chelon, at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, 10 km NNW of the village Tasyrkhoi, SE Chita region (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea phoebe saturata
[saturata-1v.jpg] 400x437 (~38Kb) uns A meadow steppe on the Shipunikha Rivulet right bank terrace 2 km NE of the village Evsino, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 21st June 1997 (On Campanula sibirica L.), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea phoebe changaica
[changaica-2mfv.jpg] 600x800 (~110Kb) uns male female The southern slope, covered with a short-grass steppe, of the hill Chikhalan on the northern bank of a brackish Lake Zun-Torei, Onon district, Chita Province, S Transbaikalia (Dahuria), Siberia, Russia. 12th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea phoebe changaica
[changaica-3mf.jpg] 582x759 (~87Kb) male female A bushy fold of the Dugee Mt. southern slope N of the city of Kyzyl, Tyva Republic (Tuva), Central Siberia, Russia. 24th June 2004 (A male attempting to mate and a female in the rejection posture), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea phoebe changaica
[changaica-1l.jpg] 600x800 (~115Kb) larva A meadow steppe on a moderate elevation Adon-Chelon at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, 10 km NNW of the village Tasyrkhoi, SE Chita region (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 19th June 1995 (mature larva), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea phoebe changaica
[changaica-1p.jpg] 400x533 (~49Kb) pupa 3rd July, the caterpillar was collected on a meadow steppe on a moderate elevation Adon-Chelon at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, 10 km NNW of the village Tasyrkhoi, SE Chita region (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 19th June 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea athalia
[athalia-3mfv.jpg] 600x800 (~118Kb) uns male female A forest meadow in open asp/birch wood in the surroundings of Akademgorodok [Academy Town], Novosibirsk, West SIberia, Russia. 27th May 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea athalia reticulata
[reticulata-1v.jpg] 1127x829 (~256Kb) uns Russia, West Siberia, the Altai Mts., Altai Republic, Shebalino District, the Ulus-Cherga village environs, a herbaceous meadow on southern slope. 8th July 2007, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea ambigua kenteana
[kenteana-1mv.jpg] 400x533 (~40Kb) uns male An open pine forest on the hill just north of the Chita City, Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 28th June 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea plotina standeli
[standeli-2mv.jpg] 400x300 (~27Kb) uns male A swampy meadow in the Shadrikha Rivulet valley 2 km upstream of the village Mel'nichikha, Novosibirsk District and Province, West Siberia, Russia. 18th July 1992, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea plotina standeli
[standeli-1fu.jpg] 533x400 (~52Kb) ups female A damp meadow in the Shadrikha Rivulet valley 2 km upstream of the village Mel'nichikha, Novosibirsk District and Province, West Siberia, Russia. 29th June 1994, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea centralasiae
[centralasiae-3v.jpg] 622x400 (~30Kb) uns Highland dwarf birch tundras on of the southerm principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain at the the Chikty Rivulet headwaters, 2400 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea centralasiae
[centralasiae-5u.jpg] 1080x826 (~449Kb) ups An alpine meadow patch neighbouring with the most elevated larch wood outposts in the Kamdyt valley, a Tekelyu River right tributary which in turn is an Akkem River right tributary, the Katunskii Range northern principal slope, Central [Russian] Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Rapublic, West Siberia, Russia. 1st July 2007, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea centralasiae
[centralasiae-4mv.jpg] 672x652 (~74Kb) uns male An alpine meadow on a southern slope in the valley of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2600 m above sea level, the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998 (on Myosotis sp.), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea centralasiae
[centralasiae-3mf.jpg] 644x596 (~47Kb) male female Highland dwarf birch (Betula rotundifolia) tundras on a ledge of the southerm principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulets, 2300 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1998 (A pair making courtship), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea centralasiae
[centralasiae-2mfv.jpg] 598x676 (~76Kb) uns male female An open pine forest on the Onon River right bank terrace, 5 km upstream of the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, Chita Province, S Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia, 5th July 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea centralasiae
[centralasiae-1fu.jpg] 383x300 (~34Kb) ups female A bushy meadow on the second right bank terrace of the Koen River at the mouth of the Volchikha Rivulet, just downstream of the village Nizhnii Koen, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russiae. 4th July 1992, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea centralasiae
[centralasiae-3u.jpg] 548x400 (~44Kb) ups Highland dwarf birch tundras on of the southerm principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain at the the Chikty Rivulet headwaters, 2400 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea alatauica
[alatauica-1fu.jpg] 400x300 (~31Kb) ups female A meadow in the middle valley of the Kora River, 23 km NE of the Tekeli City (1700 m above sea level), the North Dzhungarskiy Alatau mountain chain (NE part of Tien Shan), the Taldy-Kurgan Province, SE Kazakhstan. 13th June 1993, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Melitaea alatauica
[alatauica-1mu.jpg] 400x300 (~35Kb) ups male A meadow in the middle valley of the Kora River, 23 km NE of the Tekeli City (1700 m above sea level), the North Dzhungarskiy Alatau mountain chain (NE part of Tien Shan), the Taldy-Kurgan Province, SE Kazakhstan. 13th June 1993, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Bibasis sena
[sena-1v.jpg] 1019x734 (~77Kb) uns Thailand, Chantaburi Province, Khao-Khitchakut National Park, the Krating rivulet valley among the tropical forest above the waterfalls. 6th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Bibasis amara
[amara-1v.jpg] 820x947 (~94Kb) uns Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Si Racha environs, the Chan-ta-Then River valley at lower reaches, 14th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Hasora schoenherr
[schoenherr-1a.jpg] 1242x1015 (~101Kb) Thailand, Chantaburi Province, Khao-Khitchakut National Park, the Krating rivulet valley among the tropical forest above the waterfalls. 6th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Hasora schoenherr
[schoenherr-1b.jpg] 950x844 (~54Kb) Thailand, Chantaburi Province, Khao-Khitchakut National Park, the Krating rivulet valley among the tropical forest above the waterfalls. 6th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Hasora schoenherr
[schoenherr-1.jpg] 1224x918 (~70Kb) Thailand, Chantaburi Province, Khao-Khitchakut National Park, the Krating rivulet valley among the tropical forest above the waterfalls. 6th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Badamia exclamationis
[exclamationis-1v.jpg] 1227x1007 (~528Kb) uns Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Si Racha environs, the Chan-ta-Then River valley at lower reaches, 14th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Pyrginae sp.
[sp-1u.jpg] 1420x1135 (~358Kb) ups Ethiopia, Oromia, Debre Zeyit, Lake Bishoftu bank. 10th August 2012, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia tessellum
[tessellum-4u.jpg] 800x800 (~155Kb) ups A bushy meadow on the second right bank terrace of the Koen River at the mouth of the Volchikha Rivulet, just downstream of the village Nizhnii Koen, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 4th July 1992, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia tessellum
[tessellum-6v.jpg] 711x793 (~124Kb) uns A long-fallow land on the Akkem River right bank terrace at the Oroktoi Brook mouth, Katunskii Range southern foot, Central [Russian] Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 8th July 2007 (on Plantago), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia tessellum
[tessellum-2l.jpg] 533x400 (~60Kb) larva A south-exposed rocky slope of the Bugotak Rivulet valley between villages Karpysak and Samarskii, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 17th May 1995, on Phlomis tuberosa L., Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia tessellum
[tessellum-5u.jpg] 1224x1072 (~465Kb) ups A large opening with a ruderal vegetation, called Konoplyanaya Polyana, in the lower reaches of the Oroktoi brook, a right tributary of the Akkem River, the Katunskii Range northern principal slope, Central [Russian} Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Rapublic, West Siberia, Russia. 7th July 2007, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia tessellum
[tessellum-3fu.jpg] 458x393 (~28Kb) ups female An edge of an open larch forest om the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range at the Chikty Rivulet lower flow, 2000 m alt., the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 20th July 1998 (on Veronica porphyriana), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia tessellum
[tessellum-2u.jpg] 533x400 (~52Kb) ups A bushy meadow on the second right bank terrace of the Koen River at the mouth of the Volchikha Rivulet, just downstream of the village Nizhnii Koen, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West SIberia, Russia. 4th July 1992, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia cribrellum
[cribrellum-1mv.jpg] 800x1200 (~216Kb) uns male An open pine forest on a high left bank of the Berd' River 1 km upstream of the village Starososedovo. Iskitim district, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 2nd July 1994, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Muschampia cribrellum obscurior
[obscurior-1v.jpg] 411x400 (~22Kb) uns A Dahurian meadow steppe of a prairie type on a moderate elevation of Adon-Chelon at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, 10 km NNW of the village Tasyrkhoi, SE Chita Provibce, Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 20th June 1995 (on Pulsatilla), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Spialia galba
[galba-1y.jpg] 794x624 (~51Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Ko Khram Island, Saikawe beach, a side of a road through shrubbery at the coast, 10th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Spialia galba
[galba-1x.jpg] 732x539 (~49Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Ko Khram Island, Saikawe beach, a side of a road through shrubbery at the coast, 10th January 2006, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Spialia orbifer
[orbifer-1mv.jpg] 560x617 (~93Kb) uns male A male on a fresh horse dung. A path in an open larch forest in the forest belt upper part, south-estern slope of the Tanmalyg River valley, Khan-Deer cluster of the Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina State Biosphaera Nature Reserve, the Khor-Taiga Mts. within the Khemchik Mountain Range, West Sayan, Chaa-Khol Kozhuun of Tyva Republic (Tuva), South Siberia, Russia. 4th July 2004, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Spialia orbifer
[orbifer-1mu.jpg] 1296x1039 (~275Kb) ups male Two males on a fresh horse dung. A path in an open larch forest in the forest belt upper part, south-estern slope of the Tanmalyg River valley, Khan-Deer cluster of the Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina State Biosphaera Nature Reserve, the Khor-Taiga Mts. within the Khemchik Mountain Range, West Sayan, Chaa-Khol Kozhuun of Tyva Republic (Tuva), South Siberia, Russia. 4th July 2004, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Erynnis popoviana
[popoviana-1u.jpg] 800x600 (~121Kb) ups Wet ground at the pool in the pine forest called Tsasucheiskii Bor at the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, Chita Province, SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 22nd June 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin


[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics
Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
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