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Oeneis nanna (Ménétriés 1859)

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Oeneis


A Palearctic species ranging from the Altai (Kazakhstan) to the Ussuri region of Russia. O. nanna and O. brunhilda are considered separate by Tuzov et al. (1997) based on small differences in the size of the forewing androconial stripe, but J. Pelham (pers. comm.) considers them to be conspecific, and his view is followed here.

Other Names for Oeneis nanna (Ménétriés 1859)


Tuzov, V. K., Bogdanov, P. V., Devyatkin, A. L., Kaabak, L. V., Korolev, V. A., Murzin, V. S., Samodurov, G. D. & Tarasov, E. A. 1997 Guide to the butterflies of Russia and adjacent territories (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera). Sofia: Pensoft.

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