Butterflies of Norway

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APORIA CRATAEGI

English name: Black-veined White
Norwegian name: Hagtornsommerfugl
Auctor: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Original description: as Papilio Danaus crataegi in Syst.Nat. (Edn. 10) I: 467.
Syn.: nigronervosus (Retzius, 1783)
Type locality of nominate species: Sweden.
Worldwide distribution: North Africa, Europe, temperate parts of Asia, Korea, Japan.
Subspecies in Norway: A.c.crataegi.
Recognized subspecies: crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758) - Scandinavia
transitoria Lempke, 1974 - Western Central Europe
rutae Bryk, 1940 - Iberia
basania Fruhstorfer, 1910 - W and S Alps
mauretanica Obethür, 1909 - NW Africa
rotunda Eitschberger, 1971 - Italy
augusta Turati, 1905 - Sicily
fert Turati & Fiori, 1930 - Greece; Rhodes Is.
hyalina Röber, 1907 - Asia Minor
augustior Graves, 1925 - Jordan, Israel, Palestine
colona Krulikowsky, 1909 - NW Russia
karavaievi Krulikowsky, 1926 - SW Russia, Ukraine, Balkan
iranica Forster, 1939 - Armenia, NW Iran, Azerbaijan
meinhardi Krulikowsky, 1909 - Siberia, Altai to Pacific Coast and Kamtchatka
banghaasi Bryk, 1921 - Amur and Ussuri
sachalinensis Matsumura, 1925 - Sakhalin Is.
adherbal Fruhstorfer, 1910 - Kuriles Is.
iranica Forster, 1939 - Iran, Armenia
pellucida Ruber, 1907 - Kopet-Dagh
tianschanica Rühl, 1893 - Tian-Shan, Dzhungarsky Alatau, Ghissar, Darvaz, Alai
shugnana Sheljuzhko, 1925 - Pamir
adherbal Fruhstorfer, 1910 - Japan
Notes: Many of the subspecies in Continental Europe are doubtful.

 

A. crataegi crataegi

Auctor: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Syn.: --
Type locality of subspecies: Sweden.
Distribution in Norway: East Norway; Hedmark and SE coast-line. Isolated populations
exist even in West Norway, on the south side of the Sognefjord.
A remarkable extension of its distrubution was made in 2004 when
12 year old Solveig Engdal discovered a small population near
FV Alta, at  70o N.
Notes: A rare species in Norway. However, local populations can occur
in good numbers.
Described forms found in Norway: none
Etymology: crataegi: Crataegus = a genus of the rose family.


Aporia crataegi crataegi from Norway 

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APORIA CRATAEGI CRATAEGI

Specimen

EIS

Region

Kommune

Coll. date

Legit.

In coll.

Sex

Remarks

1

28

Drammen

20-VI-1885

Collett

ZMO

male

 

2

51

SFI

Lærdal

05-VII-1954

Magne Opheim

ZMO

male

ventral view

3

28

AK

Oslo

10-VI-1849

Johan Heinrich Spalckh Siebke

ZMO

female

 

4

11

AAY

Risør

27-VI-1933

Fritz Jensen

ZMO

female

ventral view



Aporia crataegi (males) from Norway 

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2


APORIA CRATAEGI CRATAEGI  -  males

Specimen

EIS

Region

Kommune

Coll. date

Sex

Remarks

1

51

SFI

Lærdal

07-VI-2000

male

 

2

51

SFI

Lærdal

07-VI-2000

male

ventral view



Aporia crataegi (females) from Norway 

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2


APORIA CRATAEGI CRATAEGI  -  females

Specimen

EIS

Region

Kommune

Coll. date

Sex

Remarks

1

51

SFI

Lærdal

07-VI-2000

female

 

2

51

SFI

Lærdal

29-VI-2000

female

ventral view


For further notes, photos and maps of this species, check out
the Lepidoptera homepage of the University of Oslo/Norwegian Entomological Society/Skogforsk
(text in Norwegian).



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