Taxon profile


The Magpie
Abraxas grossulariata (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Geometridae - geometer moths »  genus Abraxas »  subgenus Abraxas

Scientific synonyms

Phalaena grossulariata Linnaeus, 1758 o
Abraxas grossulariatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling) m

Other names

= Magpie Moth


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Abraxas grossulariata dsungarica Wehrli, 1939
subspecies Abraxas grossulariata minor Herz, 1905
subspecies Abraxas grossulariata ribesata Staudinger, 1892

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Abraxas grossulariata (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [445509]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Abraxas grossulariata (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): Červený seznam ohrožených druhů České republiky - Bezobratlí, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Abraxas grossulariatus (Linné, 1758)]

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Names (not confirmed) - 2


o original combination

m misspelling