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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Nymphalidae: Apaturinae, Limenitidinae, Satyrinae, Libytheinae
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.
Apaturinae

Apatura ilia

Purple Emperor

 

 

Limenitidinae

 

Limenitis camilla

Limenitis reducta

Limenitis populi

 

 

Neptis rivularis

 

 

 

Satyrinae

 

Pararge aegeria

Lasiommata megera

Lasiommata maera

Maniola jurtina

Aphantopus hyperantus

Lopinga achine

Melanargia galathea

Melanargia larissa

Pyronia tithonus

Hipparchia fatua

Hipparchia semele

Hipparchia syriaca

Brintesia circe

Coenonympha glycerion

Coenonympha arcania

Coenonympha pamphilus

Coenonympha tullia

Erebia medusa

Erebia aethiops

Erebia epiphron

Erebia oeme

 

Libytheinae

 

Libythea celtis

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