Butterflies of Norway




English name: Ringlet.
Norwegian name: Gullringvinge.
Auctor: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Original description: as Papilio Danaus jurtina in Syst. Nat. (Edn. 10) I : 471.
Syn.: - - -
Type locality of nominate species: Sweden.
Worldwide distribution: Europe, across temperate parts of Asia to Mongolia, Ussuri, NE China and Korea.
Subspecies in Norway: A.h.hyperantus.


A. hyperantus hyperantus

Auctor: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Syn.: - - -
Type locality of subspecies: Sweden.
Distribution in Norway: Lowlands of South Norway.
Notes: A. hyperantus is more common in SE Norway than in
SW Norway, but nowhere as common as in S Sweden.
Described forms found in Norway: - - -
Etymology: hyperantus: hyper = beyond, over, above. anthos (Gr.) = flower.
  Also the name of one of Aegyptus' fity sons (Greek mythology).




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Coll. date


In coll.


1 44 BV Flå 10-JUL-1994 Tony Nagypal TN m
2 28 Hurum JUL-1986 Tony Nagypal TN f
3 28 Hurum 07-JUL-1985 Tony Nagypal TN m - ventral view
4 28 Hurum 03-JUL-1994 Tony Nagypal TN f  - ventral view



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