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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Hesperiidae: Pyrginae, Heteropterinae & Hesperiinae
These 5 pages depict a representative selection of the butterflies occuring in the western Palaearctic which encompasses the British Isles, Europe and the part of Africa which is north of the Sahara. Use the links above, and the thumbnails below to access full size images and detailed articles.

Pyrginae

Carcharodus flocciferus

Erynnis tages

Spialia orbifera

Pyrgus carthami

Pyrgus armoricanus

Pyrgus malvae

 

Heteropterinae

 

Carterocephalus palaemon

Carterocephalus palaemon

Carterocephalus palaemon

 

Hesperiinae

 

Ochlodes sylvanus

Hesperia comma

Hesperia comma

Thymelicus acteon

Thymelicus sylvestris

Thymelicus lineola

 

 

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