Taxon profile


Meadow Brown
Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Papilio jurtina Linnaeus, 1758 o
Epinephele janira ab. addenda Mousley, 1903 (unavailable name) unav.
Papilio janira Linnaeus, 1758
Maniola lemur Schrank, 1801 (nomen nudum) nud.



Maniola jurtina

Author: Ivan Motlik


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Maniola jurtina hispulla Esper, 1805
subspecies Maniola jurtina iernes Graves, 1930
subspecies Maniola jurtina insularis Thomson, 1969
subspecies Maniola jurtina jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Maniola jurtina jurtina

subspecies Maniola jurtina maraschi Pfeiffer, 1932
subspecies Maniola jurtina persica LeCerf, 1912
subspecies Maniola jurtina phormia (Fruhstorfer, 1909)

Maniola jurtina phormia

subspecies Maniola jurtina strandiana Oberthür, 1936

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441303]

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

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o original combination

unav. unavailable name - published name that does not conform to the rules of Code

nud. invalid name - nomen nudum