Taxon profile


Large Chequered Skipper
Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Hesperiidae - skippers »  genus Heteropterus

Scientific synonyms

Papilio morpheus Pallas, 1771
Papilio aracinthus Fabricius, 1777
Papilio speculum Rottemburg, 1775
Papilio steropes Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Sweden to Mediterranean Sea, Central Asia, Outer Manchuria and Korea

Distribution maps

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440740]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas 1771)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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