Butterflies of Norway




English name: Purple Hairstreak
Norwegian name: Eikstjertvinge
Auctor: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Original description: as Papilio Plebejus quercus in Syst.Nat. (Edn. 10) I: 482.
Syn.: --
Type locality of nominate species: England.
Subspecies in Norway: N. q. quercus.
Worldwide distribution: NW Africa, Europe, temperate parts of Asia to Kazakhstan.


N. quercus quercus

Auctor: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Syn.: --
Type locality of subspecies: England.
Distribution in Norway: Near coast of South Norway.
Notes: - - -
Described forms found in Norway: - - -
Etymology: quercus = oak.

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Kommune Coll. date Legit In coll. Remarks
1 6 AAY Lillesand 28-VII-1982 Geir E. E. Søli ZMO m
2 6 AAY Tvedestrand 18-VIII-1944 Jan Kielland ZMO m
3 18 TEY Porsgrunn 03-VIII-1990 S. K. Hansen ZMO m - ventral view
4 18 TEY Porsgrunn 01-VIII-1990 S. K. Hansen ZMO m - ventral view
5 19 Ø Moss 03-VII-1919 M. A. Grude-Nielsen ZMO f
6 19 Ø Moss 28-VII-1910 Emil Barca ZMO f
7 28 Lier   Lauritz Martin Esmark ZMO f
8 20 Ø Rakkestad 12-VIII-1986 Per Tangen ZMO f - ventral view

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


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