Taxon profile


Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Polygonia

Scientific synonyms

Papilio c-album Linnaeus, 1758
Nymphalis c-album (Linnaeus)
Comma c-album (Linnaeus) Rennie, 1832

Other names

= Comma Butterfly




Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Polygonia c-album agnicula (Moore, 1872)
subspecies Polygonia c-album asakurai (Nakahara, 1920)
subspecies Polygonia c-album c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)

Polygonia c-album c-album

subspecies Polygonia c-album extensa (Leech, 1892)
subspecies Polygonia c-album hamigera (Butler, 1877)
subspecies Polygonia c-album imperfecta Blachier, 1908
subspecies Polygonia c-album koreana Bryk, 1946
subspecies Polygonia c-album kultukensis Kleinschmidt, 1929
subspecies Polygonia c-album sachalinensis Matsumura, 1915

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441674]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Polygonia c-album (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 Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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