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Speckled Wood
Speckled Wood


Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria - Head
Pararge aegeria - Head

Pararge aegeria
Subspecies8
Common namesSpeckled Wood, Speckled wood butterfly
German namesWaldbrettspiel, Brauner Feuerfalter, Laubfalter, Queckenfalter
Dutch namesBont zandoogje
Danish namesSkovrandøje
Finnish namesTäpläpapurikko
Norwegian namesFlekket ringvinge, Skogringvinge
Swedish namesKvickgräsfjäril
Spanish namesMaculada, Mariposa de los muros
French namesTircis, Argus des Bois, Égérie, Le
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southwest England (Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire, Devonshire), Southeast England (Sussex (West Sussex, East Sussex), Surrey county, Kent (East Kent (Folkestone)), Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire), Greater London), English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire), West Midlands (Staffordshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire)), East England (Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire), Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire), North England (Northeast England (Northumberland), Northwest England (Merseyside))), Wales (South Wales (Southwest Wales (Pembrokeshire)), Mid Wales (Brecknockshire), North Wales (Denbighshire, Anglesey)), Scotland), Northern Ireland), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway (Vestfold, Vest-Agder, Akershus, Buskerud, Oslo, Telemark, Hordaland, Møre and Romsdal, Oppland, Østfold), Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland (Åland Islands)), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica, Occitania (Midi-Pyrenees))), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy, Central Italy (Lazio (Rome, Frosinone))), Iberian Peninsula (Spain (South Spain (Andalusia)), Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia (Dalmatia), Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia, Montenegro), Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bulgaria, Greece (Aegean Islands (Crete)), Albania, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus), Malta
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria))
Caucasus
Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan
Russia
European Russia (North European Russia (Leningrad Oblast))
Africa
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Macaronesia (Madeira)
Oceania
Polynesia
Norfolk Island
America
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Lesser Antilles (Windward Islands (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines))))


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
West Palaearctic


Fossils: Paleozoic,
Devonian,

Distribution by Synonymus:
Pararge aegeria aegeria   Crete, Northwest Africa
CountriesAlbania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesPararge aegeria in faunaeur.org
Pararge aegeria in leps.it
Pararge aegeria in dyntaxa.se
Pararge aegeria in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Speckled Wood
2. Pararge aegeria
3. Pararge aegeria - Head
Quick search: Pararge - Speckled - Head - Wood
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyNymphalidae
Brush Footed Butterflies, Fritillaries, Browns, Admirals, Four-footed butterflies, Brushfoot butterflies, Purples, Mourningclocks, Crescent-spots, Checker-spots, Anglewings, Brushfooted Butterflies
SubfamilySatyrinae
Satyrs and Wood-nymphs, Satyrines, Satyrids, Browns, Graylings, Ringlets, Heaths
TribeSatyrini
Graylings, Ringlets and allies, Alpines, Arctics, Nymphs and Satyrs
SubtribeParargina
GenusPararge
Speciesaegeria
Pararge aegeria
Speckled Wood, Speckled wood butterfly
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
Wingspan5 mm
 
Synonyms
Coenonympha egerides
Lasiommata tircis
Papilio aegeria
Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria aegeria
Pararge aegeria italica
Pararge aegeria meone
Pararge aegeria synexergica
Pararge aegeria tircis
Pararge albiplaga
Pararge anticoexcessa
Pararge bilinea
Pararge caeca
Pararge cockaynei
Pararge conjuncta
Pararge dilutior
Pararge drumensis
Pararge egeria
Pararge egerides
Pararge elongata
Pararge evanescens
Pararge fuscelegantia
Pararge hormuzaki
Pararge infrabrunnea
Pararge latefasciata
Pararge lineolata
Pararge marginata
Pararge minima
Pararge monicae
Pararge occidentalis
Pararge omnicaeca
Pararge pallida
Pararge parvocellata
Pararge postcaeca
Pararge posticoexcessa
Pararge postreducta
Pararge punctata
Pararge reducta
Pararge rozsae
Pararge synexergica
Pararge venata
Pararge vernafusca
Satyrus aegeria
Satyrus tircis
 
Subspecies
Pararge aegeria aegeria
Pararge aegeria egestas
Pararge aegeria falcidia
Pararge aegeria insula
Pararge aegeria oblita
Pararge aegeria occidentalis
Pararge aegeria paulumaegeria
Pararge aegeria tircis
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