Sooty orange tip butterfly

This little butterfly is a European species from Mr Symington’s collection which was donated to the Museum in 1942.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
20/1942/1382
Category
Natural History
Collection Class
Arthropods
Collector Excavator
Symington, Mr L D (from the collection of): J Q R
Common Name
sooty orange tip butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939); Modern (1900-)

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NYMPHALIDAE: Zegris eupheme (Esper, 1805): sooty orange tip