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19 November 2021

More moth images added

 

12 November 2021

Some images of Zygaenidae (Burnets) added

 

9 November 2021

2021 Highlights page added

 

8 November 2021

A page of flowers of southern France (other than Orchids) added

 

6 November 2021

Pages for Satyridae updated with 2021 photographs, for species as below:

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

Great Banded Grayling (Brintesia circe)

Pearly Heath (Coenonympha arcania)

Alpine Heath (Coenonympha gardetta)

Chestnut Heath (Coenonympha glycerion)

Almond-eyed Ringlet (Erebia alberganus)

Common Brassy Ringlet (Erebia cassioides)

Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron)

Large Ringlet (Erebia euryale)

Lefèbvre's Ringlet (Erebia lefebvrei) - new species pages

Arran Brown (Erebia ligea)

Yellow-spotted Ringlet (Erebia manto)

Autumn Ringlet (Erebia neoridas)

Ottoman Brassy Ringlet (Erebia ottomana)

Larche Ringlet (Erebia scipio)

False Dewy Ringlet (Erebia sthennyo)

Grayling (Hipparchia semele)

Wall (Lasiommata megera)

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

Iberian Marbled White (Melanargia lachesis)

 

6 November 2021

A page of the Orchids of southern France added

 

18 October 2021

Pages for Papilionidae, Pieridae, Riodinidae updated with 2021 photographs, for species as below:

Iberian Scarce Swallowtail (Iphiclides feisthamelii)

Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

Black-veined White (Aporia crataegi)

Mountain Dappled White (Euchloe simplonia)

Green-veined White (Pieris napi)

Small White (Pieris rapae)

Duke of Burgundy (Hamearis lucina)

 

16 October 2021

Pages for Nymphalidae ("aristocrats" and Fritillaries) updated with 2021 photographs, for species as below:

Peacock (Aglais io)

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe)

Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaja)

Weaver's Fritillary (Boloria dia)

Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria euphrosyne)

Titania's Fritillary (Boloria titania)

Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)

Asian Fritillary (Euphydryas intermedia)

Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)

False Heath Fritillary (Melitaea diamina)

Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma)

Meadow Fritillary (Melitaea parthenoides)

 

10 October 2021

Pages for Lycaenidae (Hairstreaks) and (Coppers) updated with 2021 photographs, for species as below:

Purple-shot Copper (Lycaena alciphron)

Purple-edged Copper (Lycaena hippothoe)

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)

Sooty Copper (Lycaena tityrus)

Spanish Purple hairstreak (Laeosopis roboris)

 

9 October 2021

Pages for Lycaenidae (Blues) updated with 2021 photographs, for species as below:

Mazarine Blue (Cyaniris semiargus)

Large Blue (Phengaris arion)

Silver-studded Blue (Plebejus argus)

Glandon Blue (Plebejus glandon)

Cranberry Blue (Plebejus optilete)

Alpine Blue (Plebejus orbitulus)

Gavarnie Blue (Plebejus pyrenaicus) - new species page

Turquoise Blue (Polyommatus dorylas)

Provence Chalk-hill Blue (Polyommatus hispanus)

 

7 October 2021

The update of the web site with photographs and commentary for 2021 has been started.

 

Pages for Hesperiidae updated with 2021 photographs, for species as below:

Tufted Marbled Skipper (Carcharodus flocciferus)

Marbled Skipper (Carcharodus lavatherae)

Dingy Skipper (Erynnis tages)

Large Chequered Skipper (Heteropterus morpheus)

Large Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanus)

Large Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus alveus)

Olive Skipper (Pyrgus serratulae)

Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)