Thecla betulae (Brown Hairstreak)

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Thecla betulae (Brown Hairstreak)

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Genus: Thecla
Species: Thecla betulae (Brown Hairstreak)

Norwegian name: Slåpetornstjertvinge

Host plants: Birch (Betula), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), European Bird Cherry (Prunus padus), Garden Plum (Prunus domestica), Hawthorn (Crataegus), Hazel (Corylus), Prunus

Norwegian Red List 2015: Near Threatened