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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

 

12 December 2016

Some amendments and additions to the Pyrgus uppersides page.

 

29 November 2016

Some photographs of moths taken over the years. Click here.

 

28 November 2016

Page for 2016 highlights added here.

 

19 November 2016

Pages for Satyridae updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

False Grayling (Arethusana arethusa)

Chestnut Heath (Coenonympha glycerion)

Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron)

Spring Ringlet (Erebia epistygne)

Lesser Mountain Ringlet (Erebia melampus)

Piedmont Ringlet (Erebia meolans)

Autumn Ringlet (Erebia neoridas)

Dewy Ringlet (Erebia pandrose)

Blind Ringlet (Erebia pharte)

Sooty Ringlet (Erebia pluto)

Woodland Grayling (Hipparchia fagi)

Striped Grayling (Hipparchia fidia)

Grayling (Hipparchia semele)

Tree Grayling (Hipparchia statilinus)

Large Wall (Lasiommata maera)

Woodland Brown (Lopinga achine)

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)

Esper's Marbled White (Melanargia russiae)

Dryad (Minois dryas)

Black Satyr (Satyrus actaea)

Great Sooty Satyr (Satyrus ferula)

 

12 November 2016

Page for Riodinidae updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Duke Of Burgundy (Hamearis lucina)

 

12 November 2016

Pages for Pieridae updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

Provence Orange-tip (Anthocharis euphenoides)
Berger's Clouded Yellow (Colias alfacariensis)

Clouded Yellow (Colias crocea)

Moorland Clouded Yellow (Colias palaeno)

Dappled White (Euchloe crameri)

Mountain Dappled White (Euchloe simplonia)

Eastern Wood White (Leptidea duponcheli)

Wood White (Leptidea sinapis)

Large White (Pieris brassicae)

Mountain Green-veined White (Pieris bryoniae)

Small White (Pieris rapae)

Bath White (Pontia daplidice)

 

7 November 2016

Pages for Papilionidae updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Clouded Apollo (Parnassius mnemosyne)
Southern Festoon (Zerynthia polyxena)
Spanish Festoon (Zerynthia rumina)

 

3 November 2016

Pages for Nymphalidae "Aristocrats" updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Lesser Purple Emperor (Apatura ilia)

Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)

Two-tailed Pasha (Charaxes jasius)

White Admiral (Limenitis camilla)

Poplar Admiral (Limenitis populi)

Southern White Admiral (Limenitis reducta)

Camberwell Beauty (Nymphalis antiopa)

Large Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis polychloros)

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

 

1 November 2016

Pages for Nymphalidae (Fritillaries) updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Niobe Fritillary (Argynnis niobe)

Silver Washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria euphrosyne)

Mountain Fritillary (Boloria napaea)

Titania's Fritillary (Boloria titania)

Lesser Marbled Fritillary (Brenthis ino)

Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)

Asian Fritillary (Euphydryas intermedia)

False Heath Fritillary (Melitaea diamina)

Knapweed Fritillary (Melitaea phoebe)

Grisons Fritillary (Mellicta varia)

 

29 October 2016

Pages for Lycaenidae (Coppers) updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Purple-edged Copper (Lycaena hippothoe)

Scarce Copper (Lycaena virgaureae)

 

Pages for Lycaenidae (Hairstreaks) updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Chapman's Green Hairstreak (Callophrys avis)

Sloe Hairstreak (Satyrium acaciae)

False Ilex Hairstreak (Satyrium esculi)

White-letter Hairstreak (Satyrium w-album)

Provence Hairstreak (Tomares ballus)

 

28 October 2016

Pages for Lycaenidae (Blues) updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Brown Argus (Aricia agestis)

Mountain Argus (Aricia artaxerxes)

Silvery Argus (Aricia nicias)

Geranium Bronze (Cacyreus marshalli)

Green-underside Blue (Glaucopsyche alexis)

Iolas Blue (Iolana iolas)

Scarce Large Blue (Phengaris teleius)

Reverdin's Blue (Plebejus argyrognomon)

Idas Blue (Plebejus idas)

Cranberry Blue (Plebejus optilete)

Adonis Blue (Polyommatus bellargus)

Damon Blue (Polyommatus damon)

Eros Blue (Polyommatus eros)

Escher's Blue (Polyommatus escheri)

Provence Chalkhill Blue (Polyommatus hispanus)

Chapman's Blue (Polyommatus thersites)

Baton Blue (Pseudophilotes baton)

 

26 October 2016

The update of the web site with photographs and commentary for 2016 has been started.

 

Pages for Hesperiidae updated with 2016 photographs, for species as below:

Southern Marbled Skipper (Carcharodus baeticus)

Tufted Marbled Skipper (Carcharodus flocciferus)

Marbled Skipper (Carcharodus lavatherae)

Sage Skipper (Muschampia proto)

Chequered Skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon)

Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus armoricanus)

Dusky Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus cacaliae)

Carline Skipper (Pyrgus carlinae)

Safflower Skipper (Pyrgus carthami)

Cinquefoil Skipper (Pyrgus cirsii)

Olive Skipper (Pyrgus serratulae)

Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus malvae)

Rosy Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus onopordi)

Yellow-banded Skipper (Pyrgus sidae)

Warren's Skipper (Pyrgus warrenensis)

Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)

 

10 January 2016

Pyrgus identification page updated with information on P. bellieri.