Vestlig Guirlandesommerfugl, Zerynthia rumina. Aragon Candasnos, Spain d. 24 march 2013. Photographer; Martin Bjerg

Butterflies from Palaearctic,

(including Europa, North Africa and Asia)

first update d. 5 october - 2014

last update  d. 20 august - 2023

Western Palaeartic: Atlas Mountains in western North Africa. Europe, Iceland, Svalbard,
the western Russia to the Urals westhern mountain ranges and the Volga River north of the Caspian Sea,
Caucasus and Transkaukasus to mountain in northwest Iran.
Western Palaeartic zone is approximately 777 species of butterflies.

Eastern Palaearctic; includes Urals eastern mountain ranges and the Volga River north of the Caspian Sea as a geographical barriers in central Russia, where the Russian major regions to the east in Siberia;
Novosibirsk, Altai, Tomsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tuva, Irkutsk, Yakutia, Amur, Khabarovsk, Usseri, Sakhalin, Magadan, Kamchatka and Chukotka in the east.
And to the south, it is countries like Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia. Himalayan: (Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan & Arunachal Pradesh).
Tibet. Tian Shan, Qinghai, Gansu and Manchuria in the western and northern China, Korea and Japan.

Palaeartic zone is approximately 1500 - 1600 species of butterflies. Where shown on this page 460 species.


The Latin names follow instructions from the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
which can be read on which is among the first to bring corrections on their side after ICZN decisions.


Butterflies from Palaearctic

Swallowtail - Papilionidae (25)

Little False Apollo Archon apollinaris (Europe, Turkey)
False Apollo Archon apollinus (Europe, Turkey)
Scarce Swallowtail Iphiclides podalirius (DK - S - FIN immigration)
Southern Scarce Swallowtail Iphiclides feisthamelii (Nw. Africa - SW. Europe)
Southern Swallowtail Papilio alexanor (Europe)
Lime Swallowtail Papilio demoleus (Turkey- Oriental)
Corsican Swallowtail Papilio hospiton (Europe)
Swallowtail Papilio machaon (DK/im - N - S - FIN)
Desert Swallowtail Papilio saharae (North Africa)
Asian Swallowtail Papilio xuthus (Asia)
Apollo Parnassius apollo (DK im - N - S - FIN)
Arctic Apollo or Scarce Red Apollo Parnassius actius ( Central Asia)
Banded Apollo Parnassius delphius (Tian Shan - Pamir - Himalaya)
Common Blue Apollo Parnassius hardwickii (Kashmir, Nepal, Sikkim, and Bhutan)
Clouded Apollo Parnassius mnemosyne (DK - N - S - FIN)
Dark Apollo Parnassius nebrodensis (E-F-CH-I)
Caucasian Apollo Parnassius nordmanni. (Caucasus)
Small Apollo Parnassius sacerdos. Alps, Ural, Sibirien, Mongolia, Alaska.
Siberian Clouded Apollo Parnassius stubbendorfii Sibirien, Mongolia, China & Korea
Tian Shan Apollo Parnassius tiansschanicus (Tian Shan)
Eastern Festoon Zerynthia cerisy (Europe, Turkey)
Cretan Festoon Zerynthia cretica (Crete)
Southern Festoon Zerynthia polyxena (Europe)
Italian Festoon Zerynthia cassandra
Spanish Festoon Zerynthia rumina (Europe-Northwestern Africa)

Skippers - Hesperiidae (49)

Olive Haired Swift Borbo borbonica (Africa)
Mallow Skipper Carcharodus alceae (Europe)
False Mallow Skipper Carcharodus tripolinus
Chequered Skipper Carterocephalus palaemon (N - S - FIN)
Northern Chequered Skipper Carterocephalus silvicola (DK - N - S - FIN)
Dingy Skipper Erynnis tages (DK - N - S)
Inky Skipper Erynnis marloyi (Europe)
Mountainous Duskywing Erynnis montanus (Asia)
Dingy Skipper Erynnis tages (DK - N - S)
Dingy Swift Gegenes nostrodamus
Pigmy Skipper Gegenes pumilio
African Marbled Skipper Gomalia elma
Silver Spotted Skipper Hesperia comma (DK - N - S - FIN)
Mountain Silver Spotted Skipper Hesperia comma ssp. catena (N - S - FIN)
Large Chequered Skipper Heteropterus morpheus (DK - S - FIN)
Southern Marbled Skipper Muschampia (Carcharodus) baeticus (Europe)
Tufted Skipper Muschampia (Carcharodus) flocciferus
Marbled Skipper Muschampia (Carcharodus) lavatherae (Europe)
Oriental Marbled Skipper Muschampia (Carcharodus) orientalis (Europe)
Sage Skipper Muschampia alta
Spinose Skipper Muschampia cribrellum
Anatolian Sage Skipper Muschampia proteides
Sage Skipper Muschampia proto (SW. Europe % NW. Africa)
Tessellated Skipper Muschampia tessellum
Large Skipper Ochlodes sylvanus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Eastern Large Skipper Ochlodes venata (Amur-Ussuri-China-Korea-Japan)
Millett Skipper Pelopidas thrax
Large Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus alveus (N - S - FIN)
Alpine Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus andromedae (N - S - FIN)
Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus armoricanus (DK - S )
Foulquier's Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus bellieri
Dusky Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus cacaliae (Europe)
Carline Skipper Pyrgus carlinae
Safflower Skipper Pyrgus carthami (Europe)
Northern Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus centaureae (N - S - FIN)
Sandy Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus cinarae
Cinqfoil Skipper Pyrgus cirsii
Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae (DK - N - S - FIN)
Southern Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvoides (Europe)
Rosy Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus onopordi (Europe)
Olive Skipper Pyrgus serratulae (DK immigration)
Yellow-banded Skipper Pyrgus sidae (Europe)
Warren's Skipper Pyrgus warrenensis
Orbed Red Underwing Skipper Spialia orbifer (Europe)
Persian Skipper Spialia phlomidis
Spanish Red Underwing Skipper Spialia rosae (Spain)
Red Underwing Skipper Spialia sertorius (Europe)
Corsican Red Underwing Skipper Spialia therapne
Lulworth Skipper Thymelicus acteon (Europe)
Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola (DK - N - S - FIN)
Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris (DK)

Whites - Pieridae (68)

Orange Tip Anthocharis cardamines (DK - N - S - FIN)
Easthern Orange Tip Anthocharis damone (Easthern Europe)
Provence Orange Tip Anthocharis euphenoides (Western Europe)
Grüner's Orange Tip Anthocharis gruneri
Black Veined White Aporia crataegi (DK - N - S - FIN)
Himalayan Blackvein Aporia leucodice (Asia)
Pioneer White Belenois aurota (Malta, Israel, Africa - Orient)
African Migrant Catopsilia florella
Berger's Clouded Yellow Colias alfacariensis (Europe)
Greek Clouded Yellow Colias aurorina
Balkan Clouded Yellow Colias caucasica ssp. balcanica
Lesser Clouded Yellow Colias chrysotheme
Clouded Yellow Colias croceus (DK im - N im - S im - FIN im)
Eastern Pale Clouded Yellow Colias erate
Himalayan Dark Clouded Yellow Colias fieldii (Asia)
Hecla Sulphur Colias hecla ( N. Asia, Canada, Greenland)
Northern Clouded Yellow Colias hecla ssp. sulitelma ( N - S - FIN)
Pale Clouded Yellow Colias hyale (DK im - S immigration )
Danube Clouded Yellow Colias myrmidone
Moorland Clouded Yellow Colias palaeno ( DK im - N - S - FIN)
Mountain Clouded Yellow Colias phicomone (Europe)
Eastern Pale Clouded Yellow Colias poliographus (Sibirien, Amur, Kina, Japan)
Pale Arctic Clouded Yellow Colias tyche ( N - S - FIN)
Desert Orange Tip Colotis evagore (Europa-Africa)
Large Salmon Arab Colotis fausta (Nordafrika-Arabien-Israel)
Desert Orange Tip Colotis liagore (africa)
Blue-Spotted Arab Colotis phisadia (africa-india)
Spanish Greenish Black-tip Euchloe (Elphinstonia) bazae (Europe-Africa)
Greenish Black-tip Euchloe (Elphinstonia) charlonia
Eastern Greenish Black-tip Euchloe (Elphinstonia) penia
Eastern Dappled White Euchloe ausonia (Europe)
Green-Striped White Euchloe belemia (Europe-Africa)
Western Dappled White Euchloe crameri (Europe-northern Africa)
Tenerife Green Striped White Euchloe eversi
Gran Canaria Green Striped White Euchloe grancanariensis
Fuerteventura Green Striped White Euchloe hesperidum
Corsican Dappled White Euchloe insularis
Mountain Dappled White Euchloe simplonia
Portuguese Dappled White Euchloe (Iberochloe) tagis
Canary Island-Brimstone Gonepteryx cleobule
Cleopatra Gonepteryx cleopatra (Europe)
Powdered Brimstone Gonepteryx farinosa (Balkan, MiddleEast, Caucasus to Pamir)
Madeira Brimstone Gonepteryx madeirensis
La Palma Brimstone Gonepteryx palmae
Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni (DK - N - S - FIN)
Asian Wood White Leptidea amurensis (Northern Asian)
Eastern Wood White Leptidea duponcheli (Europe)
Cryptic Wood White Leptidea juvernica ( DK† - N - S - FIN)
Fenton's Wood White Leptidea morsei (Eastern Europe)
Réal's Wood White Leptidea reali (Spain - France - Italy)
Wood White Leptidea sinapis (DK† - N - S - FIN)
Balkan Green-Veined White Pieris balcana (Balkan)
Large White Pieris brassicae (DK - N - S - FIN)
Dark-Veined White Pieris bryoniae (Alps, Kaukasian, Tian Shan, Altaj)
Canary Islands Large White Pieris cheiranthi (Canary Island)
Eastern Green-Veined White Pieris dulcinea (Manchuria, Amur, Sakhalin, Kurils)
Mountain Small White Pieris ergane (Europe)
Krueper's Small White Pieris krueperi (Eastern Europe)
Southern Small White Pieris mannii (Europe-northern Africa)
Asian Green-Veined White Pieris melete (Asian)
Green-Veined White Pieris napi (DK - N - S - FIN)
Small White Pieris rapae (DK - N - S - FIN)
Peak White Pontia callidice (N immigration)
Small Bath White Pontia chloridice (FIN immigration)
Western Bath White Pontia daplidice (Europe)
Eastern Bath White Pontia edusa (DK im - S )
Desert White Pontia glauconome (Nordafrika-Israel-Arabien Tyrkiet-Iran)
Sooty Orange Tip Zegris eupheme (Europe)
Spanish Sooty Orange Tip Zegris meridionalis (Europe)

Blue - Lycaenidae (114)

Arctic Blue Agriades aquilo (N - S - FIN)
Balkan Blue Agriades dardanus
Glandon Blue Agriades glandon
Cranberry Blue Agriades optilete (DK - N - S - FIN)
Alpine Argus Agriades orbitulus (N - S)
Tian shan Blue Agriades pheretiades
Gavarnie Blue Agriades pyrenaica
Zullich's Blue Agriades zullichi
Brown Argus Aricia agestis (DK - S)
Blue Argus Aricia anteros (Balkan - Ukraine - Tyrkey - Iran)
Mountain Argus Aricia artaxerxes (DK - N - S - FIN)
Southern Brown Argus Aricia cramera (Spanien, Portugal, Nordafrika & Kanariske øer)
Mountain Argus Aricia montensis
Spanish Argus Aricia morronensis
Silvery Argus Aricia nicias (N - S - FIN)
Georgian False Argus Aricia teberdina (Turkey, Caucasus)
Desert Babul Blue Azanus ubaldus
Western Pygmy Blue Brephidium exilis (Neoarctic)
Geranium Bronze Cacyreus marshalli (DK - S import) (Africa)
Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Grass Juvel Chilades (Freyeria) trochylus
Lorquin's Blue Cupido lorquinii (S. Spain, Portugal and Morocco)
Small Blue Cupido minimus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Osiris Blue Cupido osiris
Provençal Short-Tailed Blue Cupido (Everes) alcetas (FIN immigration)
Short-Tailed Blue Cupido (Everes) argiades (S - FIN immigration)
Eastern Short-Tailed Blue Cupido (Everes) decolerata
Mazarine Blue Cyaniris semiargus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Greek Mazarine Blue Cyaniris semiargus ssp. helena (Greece)
Canary Blue Cyclyrius webbianus (Canarian Isl)
Geranium Argus Eumedonia eumedon (N - S - FIN)
Green-underside Blue Glaucopsyche alexis (DK im - N - S - FIN)
Black Eyed Blue Glaucopsyche melanops (S. France, Spain and NW. Africa)
Paphos Blue Glaucopsyche paphos (Cypern)
Iolas Blue Iolana iolas
Spanish Zephyr Blue Kretania hespericus
Cretan Argus Kretania psylorita (Crete)
Zephyr Blue Kretania sephirus (Balkan-Turkey-Armenia)
Long-Tailed Blue Lampides boeticus (DK - S import)
Lang's Short-Tailed Blue Leptotes pirithous (Europe)
Small Desert Blue Luthrodes galba Cypern, (Minor Asia to Caucasus and Afganisthan)
Alcon Blue Phengaris alcon (DK - S)
Large Blue Phengaris arion (DK - N - S - FIN)
Dusky Large Blue Phengaris nausithous
Scarce Large Blue Phengaris teleius
Mountain Alcon Blue Phengaris rebeli
Silver Studded Blue Plebejus argus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Reverdin's Blue Plebejus argyrognomon (N - S)
Idas Blue Plebejus idas (DK - N - S - FIN)
Anomalous Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) admetus (Europe)
Grecian Anomalous Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) aroaniensis (Greece)
Damon Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) damon (Europe)
Furry Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) dolus (Spain - France - Italy)
Oberthur's Anomalous Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) fabressei (Spain)
Forster's Furry Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) fulgens (Spain)
Piedmont Anomalous Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) humedasae (N. Italy)
Chelmos Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) iphigenia (S. Greece - Turkey)
Ripart's Anomalous Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) ripartii (Spain to Turkey)
Andalusian Anomalous Blue Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) violetae (Spain)
Spanish Chalk-Hill Blue Polyommatus (Lysandra) albicans (Morocco - Spain)
Adonis Blue Polyommatus (Lysandra) bellargus (Europe)
Azure Chalk-Hill Blue Polyommatus (Lysandra) caelestissima (Spain)
Chalk-Hill Blue Polyommatus (Lysandra) coridon (Europe)
False Chalk-Hill Blue Polyommatus (Lysandra) corydonius (Turkey, Caucasus, Iran)
Provence Chalk-Hill Blue Polyommatus (Lysandra) hispana (Europe)
Meleager's Blue Polyommatus (Meleageria) daphnis (Europe)
Amanda's Blue Polyommatus amandus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Southern Blue Polyommatus celina (Spain, Portugal, Northafrica & Canaria)
Turquoise Blue Polyommatus dorylas (S)
False Eros Blue Polyommatus eroides (Europe)
Eros Blue Polyommatus eros (Europe)
Escher's Blue Polyommatus escheri (Europe)
Sierra Nevada Blue Polyommatus golgus
Common Blue Polyommatus icarus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Mother-of-Pearl Blue Polyommatus nivescens (Spain-France)
Chapman's Blue Polyommatus thersites (Europe)
False Baton Blue Pseudophilotes abencerragus (Europe)
Baton Blue Pseudophilotes baton (Europe)
Panoptes Blue Pseudophilotes panoptes (Europe)
Eastern Baton Blue Pseudophilotes vicrama (FIN)
Bavius Blue Pseudophilotes bavius
Chequered Blue Scolitantides orion (N - S - FIN)
Little Tiger Blue Tarucus balkanicus (Europe)
Mediterranean Tiger Blue Tarucus rosacea
Common Tiger Blue Tarucus theophrastus
Manchurian Black Cupid Tongeia filicaudis (Manchuria, China)
Dark Grass Blue Zizeeria karsandra (N. Africa, Cypern, Sicilia, Malta and Asia)
African Grass Blue Zizeeria knysna (Canaria, Africa, S. Spain and Portugal)
Purple Shot Copper Lycaena alciphron (DK immigration)
Iberian Sooty Copper Lycaena blausei (C. Spain)
Balkan Copper Lycaena candens (Balkan-Turkey-Caucasus)
Large Copper Lycaena dispar (DK- FIN)
Violet Copper Lycaena helle (N - S - FIN)
Purple Edged Copper Lyacena hippothoe (DK - N - S - FIN)
Grecian Copper Lycaena ottomana (Europe)
Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas  (DK - N - S - FIN)
Solskyi Copper Lycaena solskyi  (Kyrgyzstan to Pamir and Usbekistan)
Lesser Fiery Copper Lycaena thersamon (Europe)
Sooty Copper Lycaena tityrus (DK)
Scarce Copper Lyacena virgaureae (DK - N - S - FIN)
Spring Copper Tomares ballus (Europe)
Caucasian Spring Copper Tomares callimachus (Europe)
Nogel's Spring Copper Tomares nogelii (Europe)
Dark Himalayan Oakblue Arhopala rama (India, Indochina, China and Japan)
Chapman's Green Hairstreak Callophrys avis (NW. Africa - Portugal-Spain-S. France)
Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi (DK - N - S - FIN)
Purple Hairstreak Favonius quercus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Spanish Purple Hairstreak Laeosopis roboris (Portugal-Spain-S. France)
Sloe Hairstreak Satyrium acaciae (Europe)
False Ilex Hairstreak Satyrium esculi (Europe)
Ilex Hairstreak Satyrium ilicis (DK† - S)
Black Hairstreak Satyrium pruni (DK† - S - FIN) 
Blue-Spot Hairstreak Satyrium spini (Europe)
White Letter Hairstreak Satyrium w-album (DK - N - S - FIN)
Brown Hairstreak Thecla betulae  (DK - N - S - FIN)

Metalmarks - Riodinidae (2)

Duke of Burgundy Fritillary    Hamearis lucina (DK- S)
Tian-Shan Metalsmark Polycaena tamerlana (Tian Shan - Pamir )

Brush-footed butterflies - Nymphalidae (202)

Indian Fritillary Argynnis hyperbius (E. Africa, tropcal Asia to Japan and Australia)
Pallas's Fritillary Argynnis laodice (DK im - S im - FIN im)
Cardinal Argynnis pandora (Europe)
Silver Washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia (DK - N - S - FIN)
High Brown Fritillary Fabriciana adippe (DK - N - S - FIN)
Corsican Fritillary Fabriciana elisa (Corsica & Sardinia)
Chinese Fritillary Fabriciana nerippe (Kashmir to China and Japan)
Niobe Fritillary Fabriciana niobe (DK - N - S - FIN)
Dark Green Fritillary Speyeria aglaja (DK - N - S - FIN)
Queen of Spain Fritillary Issoria lathonia (DK - N - S - FIN)
Lesser Marbled Fritillary Brenthis ino (DK - N - S - FIN)
Marbled Fritillary Brenthis daphne (Europe)
Twin-Spot Fritillary Brenthis hecate (Europe)
Cranberry Fritillary Boloria aquilonaris (DK - N - S - FIN)
Caucasian Fritillary Boloria caucasica (NE. Turkey and the Caucasus.)
Balkan Fritillary Boloria graeca (Europe)
Mountain Fritillary Boloria napaea (N - S - FIN)
Shepherd's Fritillary Boloria pales (Europe-Asia)
Arctic Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) chariclea (N - S - FIN)
Weaver's Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) dia (DK)
Tian Shan Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) erubescens (Asia)
Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) euphrosyne (DK - N - S - FIN)
Freija's Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) freija (N - S - FIN)
Frigga's Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) frigga (N - S - FIN)
Dusky-winged Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) improba (N - S - FIN)
Polar Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) polaris (N - S - FIN)
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) selene (DK - N - S - FIN)
Titania's Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) titania (FIN)
Thore's Fritillary Boloria (Clossiana) thore (N - S - FIN)
Bog Fritillary Boloria (Proclossiana) eunomia (N - S - FIN)
Indian Tortoiseshell Aglais cashmirensis (Himalaya)
Corsican Small Tortoiseshell Aglais ichnusa (Europe)
Peacock Aglais io (DK - N - S - FIN)
Mountain Tortoiseshell Aglais rizana (Tibet)
Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae (DK - N - S - FIN)
Large Map Araschnia burejana (Asia)
European Map Araschnia levana (Europe)
Mimic Hypolimnas misippus (Canaria, Africa, Asian)
Yellow Pansy Junonia hierta (Israel-Arabia - Oriental)
Blue Pansy Junonia orithya (Turkye- Israel-Arabia - Oriental)
Blue Admiral Kaniska canace (Asian)
Camberwell Beauty Nymphalis antiopa (DK - N - S - FIN)
Large Tortoiseshell Nymphalis polychloros (DK/ im - S - FIN)
Scarce Tortoiseshell Nymphalis xanthomelas (DK im - S - FIN im)
False Comma Nymphalis vaualbum (DK im - S im - FIN im)
Comma Polygonia c-album (DK - N - S - FIN)
Eastern Comma Polygonia interposita (Asian)
Asian Comma Polygonia c-aureum (Asian)
Southern Comma Polygonia egea (Europe)
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta (DK im - N im - S im - FIN im) 
Painted Lady Vanessa cardui (DK im - N im - S im - FIN im)
Indian Red Admiral Vanessa indica (Asia)
American Painted Lady Vanessa virginiensis (Nearctic - Europe)
Canary Red Admiral Vanessa vulcanica (Africa)
Marsh Fritillary Euphydryas aurinia (DK - S - FIN)
Spanish Fritillary Euphydryas desfontainii (NW Africa & Iberian Pen.)
Cynthia's Fritillary Euphydryas cynthia (Alps & Bulgaria)
Lappland Fritillary Euphydryas iduna (N - S - FIN)
Asian Fritillary Euphydryas intermedia (Alps & Asian)
Scarce Fritillary Euphydryas maturna (DK - S - FIN)
Aetherie Fritillary Melitaea aetherie
Freyer's Fritillary Melitaea arduinna (Europe)
Little Fritillary Melitaea asteria (Eastern Alps)
Heath Fritillary Melitaea athalia (DK - N - S - FIN)
Nickel's Fritillary Melitaea aurelia (Europe)
Assmann's Fritillary Melitaea britomartis (S)
Southwestern Heath Fritillary Melitaea celadussa (Portugal- Spain-S. France- Italy- CH)
Glanville Fritillary Melitaea cinxia (DK - N - S - FIN)
Provençal Fritilary Melitaea deione (Northwest Africa & southwest Europe)
False-Heath Fritilary Melitaea diamina (DK†/ int - N - S - FIN)
Spotted Fritillary Melitaea didyma (Europe)
Caucasian Spotted Fritillary Melitaea interrupta (NE Turkey - Caucasus - Iran - Turmenistan)
Estern Knapweed Fritillary Melitaea ornata (E. Europe)
Meadow Fritillary Melitaea parthenoides
Knapweed Fritillary Melitaea phoebe (Europe)
Lesser Spotted Fritillary Melitaea trivia
Grisons Fritillary Melitaea varia (Europe)
Poplar Admiral Limenitis populi (DK† - N - S - FIN)
White Admiral Limenitis camilla (DK - S - FIN)
Southern White Admiral Limenitis reducta (Europe)
Hungarian Glider Neptis rivularis (Europe)
Common Glider Neptis sappho (Europe)
Lesser Purple Emperor Apatura ilia (DK - S - FIN)
Purple Emperor Apatura iris (DK - S - FIN)
Freyer's Purple Emperor Apatura metis (Europe)
Two-Tailed Pasha Charaxes jasius (Europe)
Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus (DK - N - S - FIN)
False Grayling Arethusana arethusa
Great Banded Grayling Brintesia circe (Europe)
Hermit Chazara briseis (S immigration)
Southern Hermit Chazara prieuri (Northwest Africa & southwest Europe)
Asian Heath Coenonympha amaryllis (Asia)
Pearly Heath Coenonympha arcania (DK† - N - S )
Corsican Heath Coenonympha corinna (Europe)
Dusky Heath Coenonympha dorus (Europe)
Elban Heath Coenonympha elbana (Europe)
Alpine Heath Coenonympha gardetta (Europe)
Darwin's Heath Coenonympha gardetta ssp. darwiniana (Europe)
Chestnut Heath Coenonympha glycerion (FIN)
Spanish Heath Coenonympha glycerion ssp. iphiodes (Spanien)
Scarce Heath Coenonympha hero (DK† - N - S )
False Ringlet Coenonympha oedippus (Europe)
Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus (DK - N - S - FIN)
Sunbecca Heath Coenonympha sunbecca (Asia)
Cretan Small Heath Coenonympha thyrsis
Large Heath Coenonympha tullia (DK - N - S - FIN)
Scarce Mountain Argus Callerebia kalinda
False Mnestra Ringlet Erebia aethiopellus (Hautes-Alpes og Piemonte)
Scotch Argus Erebia aethiops (Scotland-Eng. - Europe)
Almond-eyed Ringlet Erebia alberganus
Western Brassy Ringlet Erebia arvernensis
Lorkovic's Brassy Ringlet Erebia calcarius (Italian E. Alps) and NW. Slovenian)
Common Brassy Ringlet Erebia cassioides (Europe)
White Spotted Ringlet Erebia claudina (Austrian Alps)
Daban Ringlet Erebia dabanensis (Asia)
Arctic Ringlet Erebia disa (N - S - FIN)
Lapland Ringlet Erebia embla (N - S - FIN)
Small Mountain Ringlet Erebia epiphron (Scotland-Eng. - Europe)
Large Ringlet Erebia euryale (FIN immigration)
Silky Ringlet Erebia gorge (Europe)
Gavarnie Ringlet Erebia gorgone
Caucasian Ringlet Erebia graucasica
Iranian Ringlet Erebia iranica
Arran Brown Erebia ligea (N - S - FIN)
Yellow-Spotted Ringlet Erebia manto (Europe)
Woodland Ringlet Erebia medusa
Lesser Mountain Ringlet Erebia melampus (Europe)
Sad Ringlet Erebia melancholica (Caucasus)
Black Ringlet Erebia melas (Balkan)
Piedmont Ringlet Erebia meolans (Europe)
Mnestra's Ringlet Erebia mnestra (Europe)
Marbled Ringlet Erebia montanus (Europe)
Balkan Brassy Ringlet Erebia neleus
Autumn Ringlet Erebia neoridas
De Lesse's Brassy Ringlet Erebia nivalis
Bright-eyed Ringlet Erebia oeme
Ottoman Brassy Ringlet Erebia ottomana
Dewy Ringlet Erebia pandrose (N - S - FIN)
Blind Ringlet Erebia pharte
Sooty Ringlet Erebia pluto
Arctic Woodland Ringlet Erebia polaris (N - FIN)
Water Ringlet Erebia pronoe (Europe)
Pyrenees Brassy Ringlet Erebia rondoui
Larche Ringlet Erebia scipio
Stygian Ringlet Erebia styx
Sudeten Ringlet Erebia sudetica
De Prunner's Ringlet Erebia triarius
Swiss Brassy Ringlet Erebia tyndarus
Zapater's Ringlet Erebia zapateri (Europe)
Steppe Ringlet Protoerebia afra (Europe-Asia)
Rock Grayling Hipparchia alcyone (N)
Sicilian Grayling Hipparchia blachieri
Cretan Grayling Hipparchia cretica
Woodland Grayling Hipparchia fagi (Europe)
Freyer's Grayling Hipparchia fatua (Balkan-Turkey-Caucasus)
Striped Grayling Hipparchia fidia (Europe)
Lesser Rock Grayling Hipparchia genava (Europe)
Samos Grayling Hipparchia mersina (Europe)
Grayling Hipparchia semele (DK - N - S - FIN)
Balkan Grayling Hipparchia senthes (Europe)
Tree Grayling Hipparchia statilinus (Europe)
Gran Canaria Grayling Hipparchia tamadabae (Gran Canaria)
Oriental Meadow Brown Hyponephele lupinus (Southern Europe)
Dusky Meadow Brown Hyponephele lycaon (FIN)
Lesser Lattice Brown Kirinia climene (Europe)
Lattice Brown Kirinia roxelana (Europe)
Large Wall Brown Lasiommata maera (DK im - N - S - FIN)
Wall Brown Lasiommata megera (DK - N - S)
Corsican Wall Brown Lasiommata paramegera (Europe)
Northern Wall Brown Lasiommata petropolitana (DK im - N - S - FIN)
Woodland Brown Lopinga achine (E, Europe to Asia)
Eastern Woodland Brown Lopinga deidamia (Ural, Russia to China and Japan)
Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina (DK - N - S - FIN)
Large Meadow Brown Maniola megala (Greece - Turkey)
Turkish Meadow Brown Maniola telmessia (Greece - Turkey - Iran)
Marbled White Melanargia galathea (DK - S immigration)
Esper's Marbled White Melanargia russiae
Spanish Marbled White Melanargia ines (Europe)
Iberian Marbled White Melanargia lachesis (Europe)
Balkan Marbled White Melanargia larissa (Europe)
Western Marbled White Melanargia occitanica (Europe)
Sicilian Marbled White Melanargia pherusa
Mountain Marbled White Melanargia titea standfussi (Asia-europe)
Dryad Minos dryas (Europe)
African Ringlet Ypthima asterope (Greek isl., Cypern, Litle Asia, Africa and Asia.)
Norse Grayling Oeneis norna (N - S - FIN)
Arctic Grayling Oeneis bore (N - S - FIN)
Baltic Grayling Oeneis jutta (N - S - FIN)
Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria (DK - N - S - FIN)
Madeiran Speckled Wood Pararge xiphia (Madeira)
Canary Speckled Wood Pararge xiphioides (Canary Island)
Kurus Grayling Pseudochazara alpina (Caucasus)
Eastern Banded Grayling Pseudochazara amalthea (Albanien - Grækenland)
Brown's Grayling Pseudochazara amymone (Albanien)
Daghestan Grayling Pseudochazara daghestana (Caucasus)
Klug's Tawny Rockbrown Pseudochazara pelopea (Europe)
Macedonian Grayling Pseudochazara tisiphone (Albanien - Grækenland)
Spanish Gatekeeper Pyronia bathseba (Europe)
Sounthern Gatekeeper Pyronia cecillia (Europe)
Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus (DK immigration)
Black Satyr Satyrus actaea (Europe)
Great Sooty Satyr Satyrus ferula (Europe)
Plain Tiger Danaus chrysippus (Europe-Africa-Oriental)
Monarch Danaus plexippus (DK im - S im) (Neoarctic)
European Beak or Nettle-Tree Butterfly Libythea celtis (Europe)

Same list on danish: Dagsommerfugle fra Palæarktisk


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