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Small heath butterfly (Coenonympha pamphilus), caterpillar and chrysalis
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Small heath butterfly (Coenonympha pamphilus), caterpillar and chrysalis

Pl. 93. Small Heath. Eggs, natural size and enlarged; caterpillar and chrysalis. K139
Date 1906
Author Richard South
Full title The butterflies of the British Isles /

The small heath (Coenonympha pamphilus) is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae, classified within the subfamily Satyrinae (commonly known as "the browns"). It is the smallest butterfly in this subfamily. The small heath is diurnal and flies with a noticeable fluttering flight pattern near the ground. Coenonympha pamphilus is widespread in colonies throughout the grasslands of Eurasia and north-western Africa.

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Coenonympha
Species: Coenonympha pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Coenonympha major Pionneau, 1929
    Coenonympha tardenota Caruel, 1944
    Coenonympha antelatecana Verity, 1953
    Coenonympha nigromarginata Lempke, 1931
    Coenonympha transiens Caruel, 1944
    Coenonympha tunioti Caruel, 1944
    Papilio lyllus Esper, 1806
    Coenonympha bipunctata Gussich, 1917
    Coenonympha postgalvagnii Verity, 1953
    Coenonympha antipunctata Lempke, 1957
    Coenonympha virginalis Caruel, 1944
    Coenonympha bicolor Peerdeman, 1962
    Coenonympha albata Goodson, 1955
    Coenonympha rhoumensis Harrison, 1948
    Coenonympha impupillata Lempke, 1933
    Coenonympha lylliformis Verity, 1953
    Coenonympha venata Lempke, 1957

small heath butterfly
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