Confined to Scotland.
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ab. semi-allous Harrison 1906
The red spots on the upperside have become obsolete.
I have no description for this specimen.
ab. unicolor Lempke 1955
Not to be confused with the continental variety ssp. allous.
Lempke has given the aberration the name "unicolor" to avoid confusion.
The upperside orange marginal spots fail completely on all four wings.
ab. garetti Carter & Harrison 1929 + ab. semi-allous Harrison 1906
A double aberration with the following description:
ab. garetti: The upperside forewings with the discoidal spots ringed with white. On the hindwings the discoidal spots are white.
ab. semi-allous: The red spots on the upperside have become obsolete.
ab. quadripuncta Tutt 1896
The upperside clearly shows four white discal spots.
ab. vedrae Harrison 1905
On the underside of the hindwings all the white ocelli and their black pupils are absent except two, the discal scar (without pupil) and a minute one (with pupil) near the anal angle.
Consequently the ground colour appears a darker brown. In most cases the forewings are normal, but in extreme examples they copy the hindwings.
The upperside discoidal spot remains circled in white.