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Lycaena dispar batavus Oberthür, 1923

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Lycaena dispar batavus Oberthür, 1923: 73.
Type locality: The Netherlands, Friesland
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
aestivalis Stempffer, 1928: 29.


Subspecies batavus is restricted to the Netherlands (Bozano & Weidenhoffer 2001).


In batavus, the submarginal orange band is broader than in the typical subspecies, its apical end is less squared (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.
Oberthür, C. 1923. Etudes de lépidoptérologie comparée.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2016.10.08
not reviewed