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Taxon profile

species

Purple Hairstreak
Neozephyrus quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Lycaenidae - gossamer-winged butterflies »  genus Neozephyrus

Scientific synonyms

Quercusia quercus (L.)
Thecla quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Favonius quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Images

Neozephyrus quercus - Purple Hairstreak

female

Author: František ŠARŽÍK

Neozephyrus quercus - Purple Hairstreak

female

Author: Josef Dvořák

Neozephyrus quercus - Purple Hairstreak

male

Author: Josef Dvořák

Neozephyrus quercus - Purple Hairstreak

Author: Zdeněk Hanč

Neozephyrus quercus - Purple Hairstreak

Author: Martin Říha

Neozephyrus quercus - Purple Hairstreak

Author: Alex Auer

Neozephyrus quercus - Purple Hairstreak

female

Author: František ŠARŽÍK

larva


egg

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Size

28-37mm

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Neozephyrus quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441154]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Favonius quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [http://leptiri.beograd.com/index.html] [as Favonius quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Neozephyrus quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Favonius quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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