Chazara prieuri

Chazara prieuri (Pierret, 1837)

Type locality: Bougi [Bejaia], Algeria

Range: Morocco, Algeria, Spain

Habitat: Hot dry rocky gullies with scrub between 900 – 1,450mtrs

Flight Period: Spain – late July to mid-August; North Africa – June to July

Subspecies:

ssp. iberica (Oberthür, 1907) - Spain;

ssp. kebira (Wyatt, 1952) - Taghzeft Pass at 2,200 mtrs. Morocco;

ssp. prieuri (Wyatt, 1952) - Algeria.

Form: A colour form with ochreous-red bands is known under the name of uhagonis (Oberthür, 1875)

Note: Mallorca has been excluded from the distribution of C. prieuri on the basis of Pons, G., 2000. Les papallones diurnes de les balears., 87pp. Edicions Documenta Balear, Palma de Mallorca.  This species was recorded from "Mal Pas de Formentor in the northern most part of the island" from a single specimen by Senor J. Fernandez.

Chazara prieuri iberica
Chazara prieuri iberica

ssp. iberica

Chazara prieuri uhagonis

 ssp. iberica f. uhagonis

Chazara prieuri kebira

ssp. kebira

Chazara prieuri iberica
Chazara prieuri iberica

ssp. iberica

 
Chazara prieuri kebira

ssp. kebira

Chazara prieuri
Chazara prieuri

Chazara prieuri iberica habitat

18/07/2012, Spain, Teruel, Albarracin, 1,230mtrs
 
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