Butterflies of Norway

 

Check-list of the Norwegian butterflies.

 

 

Family: HESPERIIDAE



Genus HESPERIA Fabricius, 1793

Hesperia comma
ssp. comma (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. catena Staudinger, 1861



Genus OCHLODES Scudder, 1872

Ochlodes sylvanus
ssp. sylvanus Esper, 1778



Genus THYMELICUS Hübner, [1819]

Thymelicus lineola
ssp. lineola (Ochsenheimer, [1808])



Genus CARTEROCEPHALUS Lederer, 1852

Carterocephalus palaemon
ssp. borealis (Lingonblad, 1944)

Carterocephalus silvicolus
ssp. silvicolus Meigen, (1829)



Genus ERYNNIS Schrank, 1801

Erynnis tages
ssp. tages (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus PYRGUS Hübner, [1819]

Pyrgus andromedae
ssp. andromedae (Wallengren, 1853)

Pyrgus centaureae
ssp. centaureae (Rambur, [1840])

Pyrgus malvae
ssp. malvae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pyrgus alveus
ssp. scandinavicus Strand, 1903

 

 

Family: PAPILIONIDAE



Genus PAPILIO Linnaeus, 1758

Papilio machaon
ssp. machaon Linnaeus, 1758



Genus PARNASSIUS Latreille, 1804

Parnassius apollo
ssp. norvegicus Menthe, 1912
ssp. jotunensis Opheim, 1945

Parnassius mnemosyne
ssp. nordstroemi Bryk, 1940
ssp. atlanticus Opheim, 1948

 

 

Family: PIERIDAE



Genus LEPTIDEA Billberg, 1820

Leptidea sinapis
ssp. sinapis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Leptidea reali
ssp. reali Reissinger, [1990]



Genus COLIAS Fabricius, 1807

Colias palaeno
ssp. palaeno Linnaeus, (1761)
ssp. synonyma Bryk, 1923
ssp. lapponica Staudinger, 1871

Colias werdandi
ssp. werdandi Zetterstedt, 1840

Colias crocea
ssp. crocea (Geoffrey), 1785

Colias sulitelma
ssp. sulitelma Aurivillius, 1890



Genus GONEPTERYX Leach, [1815]

Gonepteryx rhamni
ssp. rhamni (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus ANTHOCARIS Boisduval, [1833]

Anthocaris cardamines
ssp. cardamines (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus APORIA Hübner, [1819]

Aporia crataegi
ssp. crataegi Linnaeus, (1758)



Genus PIERIS Schrank, 1801


Pieris brassicae
ssp. brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pieris rapae
ssp. rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pieris napi
ssp. napi (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. bicolorata Bjørn Petersen, 1947

Pieris adalwinda
ssp. adalwinda Fruhstorfer, 1909



Genus PONTIA Linnaeus, 1758

Pontia edusa
ssp. edusa (Fabricius, 1777)

 

 

Family: LYCAENIDAE



Genus CUPIDO Schank, 1801

Cupido minimus
ssp. minimus (Fuessly, 1775)



Genus CELASTRINA Tutt, 1906

Celastrina argiolus
ssp. argiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus SCOLITANTIDES Hübner, [1819]

Scolitantides orion
ssp. wahlgreni Bryk, 1946



Genus GLAUCOPSYCHE Scudder, 1872

Glaucopsyche alexis
ssp. schneideri (Strand, 1903)



Genus ARICIA Reichenbach, 1817

Aricia eumedon
ssp. borealis (Wahlgren, 1930)
ssp. sundalensis (Opheim, 1943)

Aricia inhonora
ssp. opheimi (Høegh-Guldberg, 1966)
ssp. lyngensis (Høegh-Guldberg, 1966)

Aricia nicias
ssp. scandica Wahlgren, 1930


Genus PLEBEIUS Kluk, 1780

Plebejus argus
ssp. argus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Plebejus idas
ssp. idas (Linnaeus, 1761)
ssp. lapponicus Gerhard, 1877

Plebejus argyrognomon
ssp. norvegica Nordström, 1935



Genus AGRIADES Hübner, 1819

Agriades aquilo
ssp. aquilo (Boisduval, [1832])



Genus ALBULINA Tutt, 1909

Albulina orbitulus
ssp. orbitulus (de Prunner, 1798)

Albulina optilete
ssp. livornica Huene
ssp. jotunensis Henriksen, 1982
ssp. cyparissus (Hübner, [1813])



Genus POLYOMMATUS Latreille, 1804

Polyommatus semiargus
ssp. norvegica (Henriksen, 1982)

Polyommatus dorylas
ssp. ? suecica

Polyommatus amanda
ssp. amanda (Schneider, 1792)

Polyommatus icarus
ssp. icarus (Rottemburg, 1775)
ssp. jotunesis Henriksen, 1982
ssp. septentrionalis Fuchs, 1900



Genus LYCAENA Fabricius, 1809

Lycaena phlaeas
ssp. phlaeas (Linnaeus, 1761)
ssp. polaris (Courvoisier, 1911)

Lycaena helle
ssp. lapponica (Backhaus, 1876)

Lycaena virgaureae
ssp. virgaureae (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. oranula (Freyer, 1887)

Lycaena hippothoë
ssp. hippothoe (Linnaeus, 1761)
ssp. stiberi (Gerhard, 1853)



Genus CALLOPHRYS Billberg, 1820

Callophrys rubi
ssp. rubi (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. nordlandica Strand, 1901



Genus SATYRIUM Scudder, 1876

Satyrium w-album
ssp. w-album (Knoch, 1782)



Genus THECLA Fabricius, 1807

Thecla betulae
ssp. betulae (Linnaeus,1758)



Genus NEOZEPHYRUS Sibatani & Ito, 1942

Neozephyrus quercus
ssp. quercus (Linnaeus,1758)

 

 

Family: NYMPHALIDAE



Genus LIMENITIS Schank, 1801

Limenitis populi
ssp. populi (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus VANESSA Fabricius, 1807

Vanessa atalanta
ssp. atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vanessa cardui
ssp. cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus NYMPHALIS Kluk, 1780

Nymphalis urticae
ssp. urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nymphalis io
ssp. io (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nymphalis antiopa
ssp. antiopa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nymphalis polychloros
ssp. polychloros (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus POLYGONIA Hübner, [1819]

Polygonia c-album
ssp. c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus EUPHYDRYAS Scudder, 1872

Euphydryas iduna
ssp. iduna (Dalman, 1816)



Genus MELITAEA Fabricius, 1807

Melitaea cinxia
ssp. cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Melitaea diamina
ssp. hebe (Borkhausen, 1793)

Melitaea athalia
ssp. lachares Fruhstorfer, 1919
ssp. norvegica Aurivillius, 1888
ssp. fennica Björn Petersen, 1947



Genus BOLORIA Moore, 1900

Boloria aquilonaris
ssp. aquilonaris (Stichel, 1908)
ssp. scandinavica (Bjørn Petersen, 1947)

Boloria napaea
ssp. subalpina (Bjørn Petersen, 1947)
ssp. lapponica (Staudinger, 1861)

Boloria eunomia
ssp. subargentata (Björn Petersen, 1947)
ssp. ossianus (Herbst, 1800)
ssp. montana (Björn Petersen, 1947)

Boloria chariclea
ssp. chariclea (Schneider, 1794)

Boloria euphrosyne
ssp. euphrosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. septentrionalis (Nordström, 1933)
ssp. lapponica (Esper, 1799)

Boloria freija
ssp. freija ([Becklin], 1791)

Boloria frigga
ssp. frigga ([Becklin], 1791)
ssp. australis (Lingonblad, 1946)

Boloria improba
ssp. improbula (Bryk, 1920)

Boloria polaris
ssp. polaris (Boisduval, 1828)

Boloria selene
ssp. selene ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
ssp. hela (Staudinger, 1861)
ssp. hyperborea (Lingonblad, 1947)

Boloria thore
ssp. borealis (Staudinger, 1861)



Genus BRENTHIS Hübner, 1819

Brenthis ino
ssp. ino (Rottemburg, 1775)
ssp. sigurd Higgins, 1935



Genus ISSORIA Hübner, 1819

Issoria lathonia
ssp. lathonia (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus ARGYNNIS Fabricius, 1807

Argynnis paphia
ssp. paphia Linnaeus, (1758)

Argynnis adippe
ssp. norwegica Schultz, 1904

Argynnis niobe
ssp. niobe (Linnaeus, 1758)

Argynnis aglaja
ssp. aglaja (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

 

Sub-family: SATYRINAE



Genus PARARGE Hübner, 1819

Pararge aegeria
ssp. tircis (Godart, 1821)

Pararge maera
ssp. maera (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. telemarki (Henriksen, 1982)

Pararge petropolitana
ssp. ominata Krulikovsky, 1903

Pararge megera
ssp. megera Linnaeus, 1767



Genus COENONYMPHA Hübner, 1819

Coenonympha tullia
ssp. demophile (Freyer, 1845)
ssp. isis ([Becklin], 1791)
ssp. orstadii Wahlgren, 1930

Coenonympha pamphilus
ssp. pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Coenonympha arcania
ssp. arcania (Linnaeus, 1761)

Coenonympha hero
ssp. hero (Linnaeus, 1761)



Genus APHANTOPUS Wallengren, 1853

Aphantopus hyperantus
ssp. hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus MANIOLA Schrank, 1801

Maniola jurtina
ssp. jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)



Genus EREBIA Dalman, 1816

Erebia ligea
ssp. ligea (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. dovrensis Strand, 1902
ssp. lapponica Henriksen, 1982

Erebia embla
ssp. embla ([Becklin], 1791)

Erebia disa
ssp. disa ([Becklin], 1791)

Erebia polaris
ssp. polaris (Staudinger, 1871)

Erebia pandrose
ssp. pandrose (Borkhausen, 1788)



Genus OENEIS Hübner, 1819

Oeneis jutta
ssp. jutta (Hübner, [1806])

Oeneis bore
ssp. bore (Schneider, 1792)

Oeneis norna
ssp. norna ([Becklin], 1791)



Genus HIPPARCHIA Fabricius, 1807

Hipparchia hermione
ssp. norvegica (Strand, 1903)

Hipparchia semele
ssp. semele (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. montana Henriksen

 



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