Provence hairstreak butterfly

Major CP Bradshaw collected this tiny specimen in April 1927 and it was donated to the Museum in 1933 with other specimens from his collections.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collector Excavator
Bradshaw, Major Cecil Pellew (from the collection of)
Common Name
Provence hairstreak butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939); Modern (1900-)

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LYCAENIDAE: Tomares ballus Fabricius, 1787: Provence hairstreak