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6 December 2017

A page for the visual identification of Erebia ringlet species has been added here.

 

Some amendments and additions to the Pyrgus identification pages.

 

Page for 2017 highlights added here.

 

1 December 2017

Pages for Satyridae updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Dusky Heath (Coenonympha dorus)

Chestnut Heath (Coenonympha glycerion)

Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron)

Large Ringlet (Erebia euryale)

Silky Ringlet (Erebia gorge)

Gavarnie Ringlet (Erebia gorgone)

Arran Brown (Erebia ligea)

Yellow-spotted Ringlet (Erebia manto)

Piedmont Ringlet (Erebia meolans)

Autumn Ringlet (Erebia neoridas)

Bright-eyed Ringlet (Erebia oeme)

Ottoman Brassy Ringlet (Erebia ottomana)

Sooty Ringlet (Erebia pluto)

Pyrénées Brassy Ringlet (Erebia roondoui)

False Dewy Ringlet (Erebia sthennyo)

Rock Grayling (Hipparchia alcyone)

Striped Grayling (Hipparchia fidia)

Grayling (Hipparchia semele)

Woodland Brown (Lopinga achine)

Iberian Marbled White (Melanargia lachesis)

Dryad (Minois dryas)

Black Satyr (Satyrus actaea)

Great Sooty Satyr (Satyrus ferula)

 

16 November 2017

Pages for Pieridae updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Black-veined White (Aporia crataegi)

Wood White (Leptidea sinapis)

Peak White (Pontia callidice)

 

14 November 2017

Pages for Papilionidae updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Apollo (Parnassius apollo)
Clouded Apollo (Parnassius mnemosyne)
Spanish Festoon (Zerynthia rumina)

 

13 November 2017

Pages for Nymphalidae (Aristocrats) updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Map Butterfly (Araschnia levana)

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)

Two-tailed Pasha (Charaxes jasius)

White Admiral (Limenitis camilla)

Southern White Admiral (Limenitis reducta)

Large Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis polychloros)

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

 

27 October 2017

Pages for Nymphalidae (Fritillaries) updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaja)

Niobe Fritillary (Argynnis niobe)

Cardinal (Argynnis pandora)

Silver Washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

Weaver's Fritillary (Boloria dia)

Bog Fritillary (Boloria eunomia)

Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria euphrosyne)

Mountain Fritillary (Boloria napaea)

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)

Marbled Fritillary (Brenthis daphne)

Scarce Fritillary (Euphydryas maturna)

Nickerl's Fritillary (Melitaea aurelia)

Glanville Fritillary (Melitaea cinxia)

Provençal Fritillary (Melitaea deione)

False Heath Fritillary (Melitaea diamina)

Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma)

Meadow Fritillary (Melitaea parthenoides)

 

25 October 2017

Pages for Lycaenidae (Coppers) updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Purple-shot Copper (Lycaena alciphron)

Purple-edged Copper (Lycaena hippothoe)

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)

Scarce Copper (Lycaena virgaureae)

 

Pages for Lycaenidae (Hairstreaks) updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Green Hairstreak (Callophrys rubi)

Blue-spot Hairstreak (Satyrium spini)

Provence Hairstreak (Tomares ballus)

 

22 October 2017

Page for Libytheidae updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Nettle-tree Butterfly (Libythea celtis)

 

Pages for Lycaenidae (Blues) updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Brown Argus (Aricia agestis)

Silvery Argus (Aricia nicias)

Mazarine Blue (Cyaniris semiargus)

Green-underside Blue (Glaucopsyche alexis)

Long-tailed Blue (Lampides boeticus)

Dusky Large Blue (Phengaris nausithous)

Scarce Large Blue (Phengaris teleius)

Adonis Blue (Polyommatus bellargus)

Damon Blue (Polyommatus damon)

Meleager's Blue (Polyommatus daphnis)

Furry Blue (Polyommatus dolus)

Eros Blue (Polyommatus eros)

Baton Blue (Pseudophilotes baton)

Chequered Blue (Scolitantides orion)

 

15 October 2017

The update of the web site with photographs and commentary for 2017 has been started.

 

Pages for Hesperiidae updated with 2017 photographs, for species as below:

Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae)

Southern Marbled Skipper (Carcharodus baeticus)

Sage Skipper (Muschampia proto)

Large Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanus)

Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus armoricanus)

Foulquier's Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus foulquieri)

Carline Skipper (Pyrgus carlinae)

Cinquefoil Skipper (Pyrgus cirsii)

Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus malvae)

Olive Skipper (Pyrgus serratulae)

Yellow-banded Skipper (Pyrgus sidae)

 

17 January 2017

A link to a key to Pyrgus identification had been added, and can be accessed via this page Identification of Pyrgus species