Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Hamearis lucina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hamearis lucina

Did you know? According to fugleognatur.dk(1) the H. lucina went extinct in Denmark in 1960.

Flight-period Central Europe: from Mid April to Mid June

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Imago

Conservation Status in Austria: Least Concern (LC)

  NE DD LC NT VU EN CR RE EX
Austria
Vienna - Austria

 

  • English: Duke of Burgundy Fritillary
  • German/Austrian: Schlüsselblumen-Würfelfalter
  • Danish: Terningsommerfugl
  • Image: 1920x1080
  • Location: Austria, Niederösterreich, Hinternasswald
  • Date: 31/05/2015
  • Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen
  • Camera: Canon EOS 50D
  • Lens: Sigma 150mm APO Macro

 

The extinction happened due to overgrowing of open forest areas in its last known region, as a result of grazing discontinuation.
 

Reference:

  1. fugleognatur.dk species description in Danish.

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