Taxon profile


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

Other names

= Arctic Skipper



Taxon in country check-lists*

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

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [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 [] [as Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [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)]
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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