Χαρακτηριστικές λεπτομέρειες των ειδών Muschampia tessellum, Favria cribrellum, Muschampia alta and Muschampia proteides
Two new species have been added to the butterflies of Europe: Muschampia alta and Muschampia proteides. In Greece there are both, while Muschapia proto is no longer included in the species of Greece.
BELOW: Photos of Muschampia ptoteides from the Dodecanese
BELOW: Photographs of Mushampia alta from mainland Greece
Muschampia tessellum with four white marks in the space S1 of upf; rarely six white marking are present.
Favria cribrellum with more (up to six) white marking in space S1 of UPF.
Mushampia tessellum (left) is always larger than Favria cribrellum (right). In the UPF (inside the GREEN line) white markings are visible, which in M. tessellum are in most individuals four (and very rarely up to six), while in Favria cribrellum there are in most individuals six (and rarely as few as five). The white markings of the UPF, surrounded by the RED line, are more in F. cribrellum and less in M. tessellum.