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All Names

  • German
    • Tagpfauenauge
  • Scientific Names
    • Inachis io
  • English
    • European peacock butterfly
    • Peacock butterfly
  • Dutch
    • Dagpauwoog
  • Spanish
    • Mariposa pavo real

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No one's observed an European peacock butterfly (Inachis io [inactive]) .
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Description from Wikipedia

The European Peacock (Inachis io), more commonly known simply as the Peacock butterfly, is a colourful butterfly, found in Europe and temperate Asia as far east as Japan. Classified as the only member of the genus Inachis (the name is derived from Greek mythology, meaning Io, the daughter of Inachus). It should not be confused or classified with the "American peacocks" in the genus Anartia; these are not close relatives of the Eurasian species. The Peacock...

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