Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Nymphalidae > Genus: Erebia > Species: Erebia calcaria

Lorkovic's Brassy Ringlet - Erebia calcaria (Lorkovic, 1953)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Good
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 13 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • cropland
Natura 2000 species code 1072


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
IT3230080 Italy Val Talagona - Gruppo Monte Cridola - Monte Duranno Map
IT3310006 Italy Foresta del Cansiglio Map
IT3320006 Italy Conca di Fusine Map
IT3320010 Italy Jof di Montasio e Jof Fuart Map
IT3320012 Italy Prealpi Giulie Settentrionali Map
IT3321002 Italy Alpi Giulie Map
SI3000285 Slovenia Karavanke Map
SI3000110 Slovenia Ratitovec Map
SI3000253 Slovenia Julijske Alpe Map
IT3230089 Italy Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico Map
AT2134000 Austria Mittagskogel - Karawanken Westteil Map
SI3000381 Slovenia Slatnik Map
AT2154000 Austria Kosiak Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Erebia di Lorkovic Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Erebia metálica de Lorkovic Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Julische glanserebia Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
le Moiré de carniole French Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Lorkovic's Brassy Ringlet English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lorkovic's Mohrenfalter German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Moiré de Carniole French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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