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Lycaena thersamon (Esper, 1784)

Самец  (Lycaena thersamon)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Lycaeninae tribe Lycaenini genus Lycaena → species Lycaena thersamon

Species name(s)

Lycaena thersamon (Esper, 1784) = Thersamonia thersamon = Papilio thersamon Esper, 1784 = omphale Klug, 1834.

Lesser Fiery Copper

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8421

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny*; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black.

Самка  (Lycaena thersamon)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Thersamonia thersamon. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of the Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European Central Black Earth, Central European (?), Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Italy (mainland), Cyprus, Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Croatia, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Polygonum aviculare. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Lycaena thersamon

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Igor Sakhno, Valeria Tichenko.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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