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Erebia epiphron (Knoch 1783)
Mountain Ringlet
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily PAPILIONOIDEA
  • Family NYMPHALIDAE
  • Subfamily SATYRINAE
  • Genus Erebia
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CITATION
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R. & O’Connor, J.P. 2006. An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeograghical Society and the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=9061
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
No RecordsRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
Error
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R., O'Connor, J.P. 2006, An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeographical Society, Dublin
Warren, B.C.S. 1936, Monogragh of the genus Erebia , ,
Asher, J., Warren, M., Fox, R., Harding, P., Jeffcoate, G. & Jeffcoate, S.. 2001, The millennium atlas of butterflies in Britain and Ireland , Oxford University Press, Oxford
Chalmers-Hunt, J.M. 1982, On Some Interesting Irish Lepidoptera in the National Museum of Ireland, Irish Naturalists' Journal, 20: 531-537
Nash, R. & Samson, C.. 1990, A fourth Irish specimen of the small mountain ringlet Erebia epiphron Knoch (Lepidoptera), Irish Naturalists' Journal, 23: 339
Bradley, J.D. 2000, Checklist of Lepidoptera recorded from the British Isles. Second Edition (revised). Published privately , , Fordingbridge
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Tolman, T, 1997, Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe, , Harper Collins, London
Thomas, J. & Lewington, R, 1991, The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland, , Dorling Kindersley, London
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Asher, J., Warren, M., Fox, R., Harding, P., Jeffcoate, G. & Jeffcoate, S., 2001, The millennium atlas of butterflies in Britain and Ireland, , Oxford University Press, Oxford
Fox, R., Asher, J., Brereton, T., Roy, D & Warren, M, 2006, The State of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland, , Pisces Publications, Newbury
Thomas, J. & Lewington, R, 1991, The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland, , Dorling Kindersley, London
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
Extinct. The Irish records all date from the nineteenth century. Irish specimens were referred to sub-species aetherius Esper by Warren (1936), but "the reason for this is not very clear" (Baynes 1964).

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