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Lycaena phlaeas phlaeoides Staudinger, 1901

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

phlaeoides Staudinger, 1901, Cat. Lep. Palae. Faun, (3rd ed.): 74
Type locality: Madeira, Funchal


The subspecies phlaeoides is known only from Madeira.


The hindwing underside is grey-brown like in the nominate form, but with a pale grey irregular postdiscal band (Bozano & Weidenhoffer 2001).

Worth knowing:


Bozano, G. C. & Z. Weidenhoffer 2001. Guide to the Butterflies of the Palaearctic Region. Lycaenidae I, Subfamily Lycaeninae. Omnesa Artes, Milano, 62 pp.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2016.09.19
not reviewed