Overview - classification
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On this page, you can find the list of pictures I've taken so far based on families & genus. You can click further to discover both. Currently the number of different butterfly species is 164.
Family Species
Skippers (Hesperiidae)Red underwing skipper (Spialia sertorius)
Large chequered Skipper (Heteropterus morpheus)
Chequered skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon)
Dingy skipper (Erynnis tages)
Silver spotted skipper (Hesperia comma)
Large skipper (Ochlodes venatus)
Lulworth skipper (Thymelicus acteon)
Essex skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Small skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)
Oriental marbled skipper (Carcharodus orientalis)
Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae)
Safflower skipper (Pyrgus carthami)
Carline skipper (Pyrgus carlinae)
Cinquefoil skipper (Pyrgus cirsii)
Grizzled skipper (Pyrgus malvae)
Oberthuer's Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus armoricanus)
Large grizzled skipper (Pyrgus alveus)
Apollos (Papilionidae - Parnassinae)Small apollo (Parnassius phoebus)
Apollo (Parnassius apollo)
False apollo (Archon apollinus)
Swallowtails (Papilionidae - Papilioninae)Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Scarce swallowtail (Iphiclides podalirius)
Festoons (Papilionidae - Parnassinae)Spanish festoon (Zerynthia rumina)
Southern festoon (Zerynthia polyxena)
Whites (Pieridae)Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)
Cleopatra (Gonepteryx cleopatra)
Moorland Clouded yellow (Colias palaeno)
Clouded yellow (Colias crocea)
Berger's clouded yellow (Colias alfacariensis)
Pale clouded yellow (Colias Hyale)
Black veined white (Aporia crataegi)
Sooty Orange tip (Zegris eupheme)
Mountain green-veined white (Pieris bryoniae)
Green veined white (Artogeia napi)
Small white (Artogeia rapae)
Orange tip (Anthocharis cardamines)
Eastern dappled white (Euchloe ausonia)
Peak White (Pontia callidice)
Bath white (Pontia daplidice)
Woodwhite (Leptidea sinapis)
Riodininae (Riodinidae)Duke of burgundy fritillary (Hamearis lucina)
Hairstreaks (Lycaenidae - Theclinae)Provence hairstreak (Tomares ballus)
Purple hairstreak (Quercusias quercus)
Brown hairstreak (Thecla betulae)
White letter Hairstreak (Satyrium w-album)
Bluespot hairstreak (Satyrium spini)
Black hairstreak (Satyrium pruni)
Sloe hairstreak (Satyrium acaciae)
Ilex hairstreak (Satyrium ilicis)
False Ilex hairstreak (Satyrium esculi)
Green hairstreak (Callophrys rubi)
Coppers (Lycaenidae - Lycaeninae)Scarce copper (Lycaena virgaureae)
Small copper (Lycaena phlaeas)
Grecian copper (Lycaena ottomana)
Violet copper (Lycaena helle)
Large copper (Lycaena dispar)
Purple edged copper (Lycaena hippothoe)
Purple shot copper (Lycaena alciphron)
Sooty copper (Lycaena tityrus)
Lesser fiery coppper (Lycaena thersamon)
Blues (Lycaenidae - Polyommatinae)Geranium bronze (Cacyreus marshalli)
Long tailed blue (Lampides boeticus)
Lang's Short tailed Blue (Leptotes pirithous)
Large blue (Maculinea arion)
Meleager's blue (Meleageria daphnis )
Glandon blue (Agriades glandon)
Geranium Argus (Eumedonia eumedon)
Brown argus (Aricia agestis)
Mazarine blue (Cyaniris semiargus)
Short tailed blue (Everes argiades)
Holly blue (Celastrina argiolus)
Alpine blue (Albulina orbitulus)
Osiris blue (Cupido Osiris)
Little blue (Cupidus minimus)
Green underside blue (Glaucopsyche alexis)
Alcon blue (Maculinea alcon)
Mountain alcon blue (Maculinea rebeli)
Damon blue (Agrodiaetus damon)
Common blue (Polyommatus icarus)
Amanda's blue (Agrodiaetus amanda)
Escher's blue (Polyommatus escheri)
Baton Blue (Pseudophilotes baton)
Adonis blue (Lysandra bellargus)
Chalk hill blue (Lysandra coridon)
Cranberry blue (Plebejus optilete)
Plebejus argyrognomon (Reverdin's Blue)
Silver studded blue (Plejebus argus)
Idas blue (Plebejus idas )
Snouts (Nymphalidae - Libytheinae)Nettle tree butterfly (Libythea celtis )
Emperors (Nymphalidae - Apaturinae)Purple emperor (Apatura iris)
Lesser purple emperor (Apatura ilia)
Admirals (Nymphalidae - Limenitinae)Poplar Admiral (Limenitis populi)
White admiral (Limenitis camilla)
Southern white admiral (Limenitis reducta)
Aristocrats (Nymphalidae - Nymphalinae)Comma butterfly ( Polygonia C-Album)
Painted lady (Vanessa cardui)
Red admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Peacock butterfly (Inachis io)
Small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Large tortoiseshell (Nymphalis polychloros)
Map butterfly (Araschnia levana)
Camberwell beauty (Nymphalis antiopa)
Fritillaries (Nymphalidae - Heliconiinae & Melitaeinae)Silver washed fritillary (Argynnis paphia)
Dark green fritillary (Argynnis aglaja)
Queen of spain fritillary (Issoria lathonia)
High brown fritillary (Argynnis adippe)
Niobe fritillary (Argynnis niobe)
Marbled fritillary (Brenthis daphne)
Lesser marbled fritillary (Brenthis ino)
Cranberry Fritillary (Boloria aquilonaris)
Mountain fritillary (Boloria napaea)
Shepherd's fritillary (Boloria pales)
Bog fritillary (Boloria eunomia)
Weaver's fritillary (Boloria dia)
Pearl bordered fritillary (Boloria euphrosyne)
Small pearl bordered fritillary (Clossiana selene)
Titania's fritillary (Boloria titania)
Glanville fritillary (Melitaea cinxia)
Knapweed fritillary (Melitaea phoebe)
Lesser spotted fritillary (Melitaea trivia)
Spotted fritillary (Melitaea didyma)
False heath fritillary (Melitaea diamina)
Nickerl's Fritillary (Mellicta aurelia)
Grison's fritillary (Mellicta varia)
Meadow Fritillary (Mellicta parthenoides)
Heath fritillary (Mellicta athalia)
Provencal Fritillary (Mellicta deione)
Scarce fritillary (Hypodryas maturna)
Asian fritillary (Euphydryas intermedia)
Cynthia's fritillary (Euphydryas cynthia)
Marsh fritillary (Eurodryas aurinia)
Browns (Nymphalidae - Satyrinae)Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)
Speckled wood (Pararge aegeria)
Large wall brown (Lasiommata maera)
Northern wall brown (Lasiommata petropolitana)
Wall brown (Lasiommata megera)
Blind erebia (Erebia parthe)
Almond eyed ringlet (Erebia alberganus)
Large ringlet (Erebia euryale)
Yellow spotted ringlet (Erebia manto)
Scotch argus (Erebia aethiops)
Arran Brown (Erebia ligea)
Dewy ringlet (Erebia pandrose)
Common brassy ringlet (Erebia cassioides)
Marbled white (Melanargia galathea)
Esper's marbled white (Melanargia russiae)
Alpine Grayling (Oeneis glacialis)
Great banded grayling (Kanetisa circe)
False grayling (Arethusana arethusa)
The hermit (Chazara briseis)
Grayling (Hipparchia semele)
Graylings (Hipparchia Genus)
Striped grayling (Hipparchia fidia)
Tree grayling (Hipparchia statilinus)
Dryad (Minois dryas)
Great Sooty Satyr (Satyrus ferula)
Gatekeeper (Pyronica tithonus)
Meadow brown (Maniola jurtina)
Chestnut heath (Coenonympha glycerion)
Small heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)
Dusky Heath (Coenonympha dorus)
Scarce heath (Coenonympha hero)
Alpine Heath (Coenonympha gardetta)
Pearly heath (Coenonympha arcania)