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Favonius quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Purple Hairstreak
Thécla du chêne

Genus: Favonius Sibatani & Ito, 1942   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Neozephirus Sibatani & Ito, 1942
   Quercusia Verity, 1943
   Thecla Fabricius, 1807
  Synonims (species):
   iberica Staudinger, 1901

Adult:
F. quercus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, July 1989
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
F. quercus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Noord Brabant, De Geelders, Netherlands, July 7, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
F. quercus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Noord Brabant, De Mortelen, Netherlands, July 4, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
F. quercus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adults (mating), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, June 23, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
F. quercus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, July 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
F. quercus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Aggtelek, Hungary, June 23, 2000
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Larva:
F. quercus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, June 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
F. quercus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, July 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Quercus

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