Cupido myrrha

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Cupido myrrha
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Cupido
Species: C. myrrha
Binomial name
Cupido myrrha
(Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
Synonyms
  • Lycaena myrrha Herrich-Schäffer
  • Polyommatus myrrha

Cupido myrrha, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. Originally named Lycaena myrrha by Herrich-Schäffer in 1851 in the six volume 'Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa' (Systematic research on the butterflies of Europe).[1][2] This rare species has been found in Anatolia area of Turkey.[3] and in Zangezur Mountains (including both Armenia and Nakhichivan sides),[4] which is inhabited by subspecies cinyraea Nekrutenko & Effendi, 1979.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cupido myrrha entry The Global Lepidoptera Names Index(LepIndex)
  2. ^ Herrich-Schäffer, Dr. G. A.; Hübner, Jacob (1843–1856). Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa [Systematic research on the butterflies of Europe] (in German). 
  3. ^ Naturhistorisches Museum (Austria) (1905). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien [Museum of Natural History of Vienna annual] (in German). 20. Wien, Naturhistorisches Museum. 'Zwei cT dieser seltenen Art aus dem Erdschias-Gebiet (i3./VII. Al-Dagh) in ca. 2150 m Höhe erbeutet.' Translation:Two of these rare species from Anatolia, Turkey (i3./VII. Al-Dagh) in about 2150 m height captured. 
  4. ^ Butterfly Conservation Armenia http://www.butterfly-conservation-armenia.org/polyommatus-myrrha.html