Taxon profile


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Plebejus pylaon (Fischer von Waldheim, 1832)

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

Scientific synonyms

Lycaena pylaon Fischer von Waldheim, 1832
Plebeius pylaon (Fischer von Waldheim, 1832)
Kretania pylaon (Fischer von Waldheim, 1832)

Type taxon of:Plebejides Sauter, 1968 (Lycaena pylaon Fischer von Waldheim, 1832)


Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Greece, Serbia

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441025]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Plebejus pylaon (Fischer von Waldheim, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
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 Plebejus pylaon (Fischer, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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