Aglais io

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European peacock
Peacock butterfly (Aglais io) 2.jpg
On blackthorn at Otmoor, Oxfordshire, Ingland
Peacock butterfly (Inachis io) underside.jpg
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Faimily: Nymphalidae
Genus: Aglais
Species: A. io
Binomial name
Aglais io
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms
  • Inachis io
  • Nymphalis io
  • Papilio io

Aglais io, the European peacock,[1][2][3] mair commonly kent simply as the peacock butterflee, is a colourfu butterflee, foond in Europe an temperate Asie as far east as Japan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Eeles, Peter. "Peacock - Aglais io". UK Butterflies. Retrieved 11 November 2010. 
  2. Aglais io, Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa
  3. The higher classification of Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae.net