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species

Chequered Skipper
Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)

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

Scientific synonyms

Papilio palaemon Pallas, 1771
Papilio brontes Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Papilio paniscus Fabricius, 1775

Other names

= Arctic Skipper

Images

Carterocephalus palaemon - Chequered Skipper

Author: Michal Maňas

Carterocephalus palaemon - Chequered Skipper

female

Author: Zdeněk Pazdera

Carterocephalus palaemon - Chequered Skipper

female

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Carterocephalus palaemon - Chequered Skipper

female

Author: Marek Velechovský

Carterocephalus palaemon - Chequered Skipper

male

Author: Simon Rerucha

Carterocephalus palaemon - Chequered Skipper

male

Author: Miroslav Deml

Carterocephalus palaemon - Chequered Skipper

male

Author: Josef Němec

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Distribution

Canada, Central and Northern Europe, Japan, Russia, United States

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon akaishianus Fujioka, 1970
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon albiguttatus Christoph, 1893
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon magnus Tilden & Emmel, 1998
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon mandan (Edwards, 1863)
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon mesapano (Scudder, 1868)
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon murasei (Matsumura, 1925)
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon palaemon; Korb & Bolshakov, 2011
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon satakei (Matsumura, 1919)
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon skada (Edwards, 1870)
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon taigana (Kurenzov, 1970)
subspecies Carterocephalus palaemon tolli Krzywicki, 1967

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440735]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [http://leptiri.beograd.com/index.html] [as Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas 1771)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)]
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Carterocephalus palaemon]
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 Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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