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Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1767)
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily PAPILIONOIDEA
  • Family NYMPHALIDAE
  • Subfamily SATYRINAE
  • Genus Lasiommata

Lasiommata megera
 Lasiommata megera
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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=9059
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
RecordedRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
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
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
Higgins (1975) recognizes only two western European sub-species of megera-paramegera Hübner from Sardinia and Corsica and the nominate, megera L, from the remainder of the region.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2006

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