Species: Brown Hairstreak (Thecla betulae)

Norwegian name: Slåpetornstjertvinge

Host plants: Birch (Betula), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), European Bird Cherry (Prunus padus), Garden Plum (Prunus domestica), Hawthorn (Crataegus), Hazel (Corylus), Prunus

Norwegian Red List 2015: Near Threatened

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Butterflies (Rhopalocera)
Family     Gossamer-winged butterflies (Lycaenidae)
Subfamily      Lycaeninae
Genus       Thecla
Species        Brown Hairstreak (Thecla betulae)