Butterflies of Norway




English name: Northern Wall Brown.
Norwegian name: Bergringvinge.
Auctor: (Fabricius, 1787)
Original description: as Papilio maera v. petropolitana in Mantissa ins. 2 : 36.
hiera Fabricius, 1777 (nom. nud.)
Type locality of nominate species: "Petropol" (= St. Petersburg, Russia).
Worldwide distribution: Mountains of Central Europe and North Turkey. Fennoscandia, temperate
parts of Europe and Asia to Mongolia, Amur and North-east China.
Subspecies in Norway: P.p.ominata.
Etymology: petropolitana: Named after its type locality, St. Petersburg (Greek: "Petropolis").


P. petropolitana ominata

Auctor: Krulikovsky, 1903
Original description: as Pararge hiera v. ominata in Rev. Russ. Ent., 3 : 30.
Syn.: - - -
Type locality of subspecies: Wiatka (= Kirov, Russia).
Distribution in Norway: South Norway. Also some records from North Norway.
Notes: - - -
Described forms found in Norway: - - -
Etymology: - - -


Pararge (Lasiommata) petropolitana ssp. ominata from Norway (62kB)  

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 Coll. date


 In coll.



 1  28  BØ  Nedre Eiker  20-MAY-2000  Tony Nagypal


 325 m  
 2  69  MRI  Norddal  12-JUN-1989  Tony Nagypal


 400 m   - ventral view
 3  27  BØ  Kongsberg  15-MAY-1994  Tony Nagypal


 150 m


 4  28  BØ  Hurum  23-JUL-1989  Tony Nagypal


 sea-level   - ventral view

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