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European Peacock butterfly - Inachis io - butterfly
European Peacock butterfly - Inachis io - butterfly


European Peacock butterfly underneath of the wings
European Peacock butterfly underneath of the wings
European Peacock butterfly
European Peacock butterfly

Inachis io
Subspecies28
Common namesPeacock Butterfly, European Peacock butterfly, European peacock, Peacock
German namesTagpfauenauge
Dutch namesDagpauwoog, Pouwoogvlinder
Danish namesDagpåfugleøje
Finnish namesNeitoperhonen
Norwegian namesDagpåfugløye
Swedish namesPåfågelöga, Påfågelsöga
Spanish namesPavo Real, Gran pavón
Italian namesPavone di giorno
French namesPaon du jour, Le
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Eco zoneFreshwater
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southeast England (Kent (East Kent (Folkestone), North Kent), Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Sussex (East Sussex, West Sussex), Surrey county), Southwest England (Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire, Devonshire), Greater London), East England (Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire), English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire), West Midlands (Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire)), North England (Northwest England (Cumbria))), Wales (South Wales (Southwest Wales (Pembrokeshire)), North Wales (Denbighshire), Mid Wales (Brecknockshire)), Scotland), Northern Ireland), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland (Åland Islands)), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein, Channel Islands (Guernsey, Jersey)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia), Bulgaria, Greece, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine)
Asia
Far East (East Asia (China, Japan, Korea (North Korea, South Korea))), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Iran)), South Asia (Pakistan), North Asia
Caucasus
Armenia, Georgia
Russia
European Russia (North European Russia (Leningrad Oblast)), Siberia (Russian Far East (Sakhalin Oblast (Sakhalin)))
America
North America
USA (Oregon, New York), Canada
Oceania
Polynesia
Norfolk Island


Fossils: Paleozoic,
Devonian,

CountriesAndorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Aglais io
Links and ReferencesInachis io in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. European Peacock butterfly - Inachis io - butterfly
2. European Peacock butterfly underneath of the wings
3. European Peacock butterfly
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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
SubfamilyNymphalinae
True Brushfoots, Anglewings, Tortoiseshells, Thistle butterflies, Peacocks, True Brush-foots, Crescents, Checkerspots, Brushfoots, Admirals
TribeNymphalini
True Brushfoots
GenusInachis
Speciesio
Inachis io
Peacock Butterfly, European Peacock butterfly, European peacock, Peacock
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
Wingspan55 mm
 
Synonyms
Inachis io
Nymphalis io
Papilio io
 
Subspecies
Inachis io astrida
Inachis io belisaria
Inachis io brunnea
Inachis io caucasica
Inachis io clara-violacea
Inachis io diophthalmica
Inachis io exoculata
Inachis io fischeri
Inachis io fulva
Inachis io geisha
Inachis io io
Inachis io iodes
Inachis io ioides
Inachis io irenea
Inachis io magnimaculata
Inachis io mesoides
Inachis io mesoteloides
Inachis io nigrocellata
Inachis io nigrolimbata
Inachis io pallens
Inachis io pallida
Inachis io prochnovi
Inachis io sardoa
Inachis io semi-ocellata
Inachis io splendens
Inachis io teloides
Inachis io telomesoides
Inachis io viridiocellata
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