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  • Entomology 211646 MCZ Entomology
  • Lasiommata maera adrastra
  • whole animal (pinned)
  • Serra da Estrela
  • Europe: Portugal
  • 5.10.1927 (1927-10-05)
Lasiommata maera adrastra (Linnaues, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Satyrinae Satyrini Lasiommata maera adrastra
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Europe
Country: Portugal
Specific Locality: Serra da Estrela
Verbatim Locality: Portugal Serra da Estrela, 800 m.
Collecting Source: unknown
Elevation: 800 to 800 m
Collecting Date: 5.10.1927 (1927-10-05)
additional number: Unknown:111
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
collection: A. G. Weeks Collection
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: I do not remember the literature about this species which is scarce both in Italy and Spain. Wen in Portugal this species is scarce, 109 to 114 and the females are rarities. The females emerge much later than the males and the beautiful specimen, 114, was caught by my wife only a few days ago. Dr. Verity will study this Portuguese form of maera. O. Querci 1928
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