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Orchid Species: Ophrys caloptera

Kew currently accepted name is Ophrys sphegodes

Ophrys caloptera is an orchid species identified by Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers in 2006. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Ophrys sphegodes.
Genus
Ophrys (Oph.)
Grex
caloptera
Parents
Species
Author
Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Year
2006
ORIGIN: Found in Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Yugoslavia in short grasslands, garrigue, roadside banks, verges and open woodlands at elevations up to 1300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, dense to near lax, 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Ophrys Oph hansreinhardii 2007 M.Hirth
Add+ Ophrys Oph lunulata 1838 Parl.
Add+ Ophrys Oph lycia 1980 Renz & Taubenheim
Add+ Ophrys Oph pseudomammosa 1928 Renz
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes 1768 Mill.
Add+ Myodium Myodium araniferum 1812 (Huds.) Salisb.
Add+ Ophrys Oph adonidis 1951 A.Camus & Gomb.
Add+ Ophrys Oph aesculapii 1928 Renz
Add+ Ophrys Oph alasiatica 2002 Kreutz
Add+ Ophrys Oph amanensis 1991 (E.Nelson ex Renz & Taubenheim) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph antalyensis 1998 Kreutz & Seckel in C.A.J.Kreutz
Add+ Ophrys Oph araneola 1831 Rchb.
Add+ Ophrys Oph aranifera 1778 Huds.
Add+ Ophrys Oph argensonensis 1998 J.-C.Guérin & A.Merlet
Add+ Ophrys Oph argentaria 1991 Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph atrata 1827 Lindl.
Add+ Ophrys Oph ausonia 2004 Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph aveyronensis 1986 (J.J.Wood) H.Baumann & Künkele
Add+ Ophrys Oph biceratia 1882 Delile ex Nyman
Add+ Ophrys Oph camusii 1907 Cortesi
Add+ Ophrys Oph caucasica 1928 Woronow in A.A.Grossheim
Add+ Ophrys Oph cephalonica 1988 (B.Baumann & H.Baumann) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph cretensis 1988 (H.Baumann & Künkele) Paulus
Add+ Ophrys Oph crucigera 1784 Jacq.
Add+ Ophrys Oph cyanogramma 1882 Welw. ex Nyman
Add+ Ophrys Oph cyclocheila 2004 (Aver.) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph delmeziana 1989 P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph delphica 1926 H.Fleischm. ex Hayek
Add+ Ophrys Oph epirotica 1991 (Renz) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph exaltata 1819 Ten.
Add+ Ophrys Oph fuchsii 1917 W.Zimm.
Add+ Ophrys Oph fucifera 1793 Curtis
Add+ Ophrys Oph galactostictos 1882 Heldr. & Sart. ex Boiss.
Add+ Ophrys Oph galeopsidea 1889 Lag. ex Colmeiro
Add+ Ophrys Oph garganica 1975 O.Danesch & E.Danesch
Add+ Ophrys Oph grammica 1991 (B.Willing & E.Willing) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph grigoriana 1995 G.Kretzschmar & H.Kretzschmar
Add+ Ophrys Oph helenae 1928 Renz
Add+ Ophrys Oph hystera 1997 Kreutz & Ruedi Peter
Add+ Ophrys Oph iceliensis 2000 Kreutz
Add+ Ophrys Oph illyrica 2002 S.Hertel & K.Hertel
Add+ Ophrys Oph incantata 2004 Devillers & Devillers-Tersch.
Add+ Ophrys Oph incubacea 1842 Bianca
Add+ Ophrys Oph janrenzii 2002 M.Hirth
Add+ Ophrys Oph leucophthalma 1994 Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph liburnica 2004 Devillers & Devillers-Tersch.
Add+ Ophrys Oph litigiosa 1896 E.G.Camus
Add+ Ophrys Oph macedonica 1994 (H.Fleischm. ex Soó) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph majellensis 1998 (Helga Daiss & Herm.Daiss) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph mammosa 1807 Desf.
Add+ Ophrys Oph montenegrina 1991 (H.Baumann & Künkele) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph morio 2004 Paulus & Kreutz
Add+ Ophrys Oph negadensis 2001 G.Thiele & W.Thiele
Add+ Ophrys Oph panormitana 1973 (Tod.) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph passionis 1994 Sennen ex Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph praecox 1988 (Corrias) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph provincialis 1988 (H.Baumann & Künkele) Paulus
Add+ Ophrys Oph pseudoatrata 2006 S.Hertel & Presser
Add+ Ophrys Oph quadriloba 1908 (Rchb.f.) E.G.Camus in E.G.Camus
Add+ Ophrys Oph renzii 1929 Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph riojana 1999 C.E.Hermos.
Add+ Ophrys Oph ruppertii 1917 A.Fuchs
Add+ Ophrys Oph sintenisii 1923 H.Fleischm. & Bornm.
Add+ Ophrys Oph sipontensis 1987 R.Lorenz & Gembardt
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphaciotica 1925 H.Fleischm.
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus aurantiaca 1971 (Beauverd) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus bavarica 1971 (Soó) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus euchlora 1971 (J.Murray) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus flavescens 1971 Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus pallescens 1971 (Moggr.) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus peralba 1971 (G.Keller) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus purpurea 1971 (A.Camus) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus rotulata 1971 (Beck) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus rubescens 1971 (Moggr.) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes lusus semilunaris 1971 (W.Zimm.) Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph spruneri 1855 Nyman
Add+ Ophrys Oph tarquinia 2000 P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph taurica 1935 (Aggeenko) Nevski in V.L.Komarov (ed.)
Add+ Ophrys Oph tommasinii 1851 Vis.
Add+ Ophrys Oph transhyrcana 1923 Czerniak.
Add+ Ophrys Oph turcomanica 1978 Renz
Add+ Ophrys Oph vindelica 1928 W.Zimm. ex A.Fuchs
Add+ Ophrys Oph zeusii 2002 M.Hirth
Add+ Ophrys Oph hiulca 1851 Spruner ex Rchb.f. in H.G.L.Reichenbach
Add+ Ophrys Oph vitorica 2007 Kreutz
Add+ Ophrys Oph hebes 1980 (Kalop.) E.Willing & B.Willing
Add+ Ophrys Oph herae 1992 M.Hirth & H.Spaeth
Add+ Ophrys Oph paulii
Add+ Ophrys Oph gortynia 1988 (H.Baumann & Künkele) Paulus
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes ssp. amanensis 2019 (E.Nelson ex Renz & Taubenheim) H.A.Pedersen
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes ssp. lycia 2019 (Renz & Taubenheim) H.A.Pedersen & P.J.Cribb
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes var. provincialis 2019 (H.Baumann & Künkele) P.J.Cribb
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegodes var. transhyrcana 2019 (Czerniak.) P.J.Cribb
Add+ Arachnites Arachnites aranifer 1901 (Huds.) Bubani
Add+ Arachnites Arachnites atratus 1879 (Rchb.f.) Tod.
Add+ Arachnites Arachnites lunulatus 1842 (Parl.) Tod.
Add+ Ophrys Oph abdita
Add+ Ophrys Oph albanica 2016 Presser
Add+ Ophrys Oph chaonica 2015 P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph ciliciana 2015 (Kreutz) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph gravinensis 2015 D'Alonzo
Add+ Ophrys Oph jeanpertii
Add+ Ophrys Oph knossia 2012 (A.Alibertis) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph ligustica 2011 Romolini & Soca
Add+ Ophrys Oph maritima 2011 Pacifico & Soca
Add+ Ophrys Oph minipassionis 2011 Romolini & Soca
Add+ Ophrys Oph molisana 2015 P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph neoschulzei
Add+ Ophrys Oph osmaniaca 2015 (Kreutz) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph paphlagonica 2015 (Kreutz) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph plakotiana 2002 C.Thiele, G.Thiele, U.Thiele & W.Thiele
Add+ Ophrys Oph poelmansiana 1992 P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph posteria 2012 (B.Baumann & H.Baumann) Devillers & Devillers-Tersch.
Add+ Ophrys Oph prespaensis 2017 M.Hirth & Paulus
Add+ Ophrys Oph pseudaranifera 1898 Murr
Add+ Ophrys Oph taigetica 2010 Presser & S.Hertel
Add+ Ophrys Oph ustulata 2015 (G.Thiele & W.Thiele) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph willingii 2017 Paulus & M.Hirth
Add+ Ophrys Oph x abdita 1999 C.E.Hermos.
Add+ Ophrys Oph x jeanpertii 1891 E.G.Camus
Add+ Ophrys Oph x neoschulzei 1928 A.Camus in E.G.Camus & A.A.Camus
Add+ Ophrys Oph x paulii 1928 A.Fuchs
Add+ Ophrys Oph zagoriana 2002 G.Thiele & W.Thiele
Add+ Ophrys Oph hittitica 1997 Kreutz & Ruedi Peter
Add+ Ophrys Oph mouterdeana 2015 (B.Baumann & H.Baumann) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph murgiana 2009 Cillo
Add+ Ophrys Oph brutia 2003 P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph cilentana 2000 Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph classica 2000 Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
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