Species Chart

This page contains a listing of all primary species found in the UK. The species are organised by the family to which they belong.

Family: Nymphalidae

Monarch - larva - Thatcham - 20-Jul-14 [REARED]

Monarch
Danaus plexippus
Photo © Pete Eeles

Wall Brown larva. High and Over. Sussex. 4/3/2014.

Wall
Lasiommata megera
Photo © badgerbob

Speckled Wood - larva - Thatcham - 27-Oct-05 (3) [REARED]

Speckled Wood
Pararge aegeria
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Heath - larva - Thatcham - 12-May-16 [REARED]-2

Large Heath
Coenonympha tullia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Coenonympha pamphilus - Larva (Swabian Alb, Southern Germany 2012) [Wolfgang Wagner]

Small Heath
Coenonympha pamphilus
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Mountain Ringlet - larva - Irton Fell - 23-Aug-14

Mountain Ringlet
Erebia epiphron
Photo © Pete Eeles

Scotch Argus - larva - Thatcham - 01-May-05 [REARED]

Scotch Argus
Erebia aethiops
Photo © Pete Eeles

Ringlet - larva - Thatcham - 17-Apr-05 (2) [REARED]

Ringlet
Aphantopus hyperantus
Photo © Pete Eeles

Meadow Brown - larva - Stockbridge Down - 12-May-15

Meadow Brown
Maniola jurtina
Photo © Pete Eeles

Gatekeeper - larva [Reg Fry]

Gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus
Photo © Reg Fry

Marbled White larva. Green form. 8/4/2014. Seaford. East Sussex.

Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
Photo © badgerbob

Grayling - larva - Thatcham - 25-May-13 (2) [REARED]

Grayling
Hipparchia semele
Photo © Pete Eeles

Pearl Bordered Fritillary larva. 24/4/2013. Abbotts Wood, Sussex.

Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria euphrosyne
Photo © badgerbob

Small Pearl-Bordered Fritillary - larva - Thatcham - 17-Apr-07 (2) {REARED}

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene
Photo © Pete Eeles

Queen of Spain Fritillary - larva - Thatcham - 06-Jul-04 [REARED]

Queen of Spain Fritillary
Issoria lathonia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Silver-Washed Fritillary - larva - Thatcham - 29-May-08 (1) {REARED}

Silver-washed Fritillary
Argynnis paphia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Dark Green Fritillary - larva - Thatcham - 28-May-06 (0143) [REARED]

Dark Green Fritillary
Argynnis aglaja
Photo © Pete Eeles

High Brown Fritillary - larva - Thatcham - 21-May-15 [REARED]-6

High Brown Fritillary
Argynnis adippe
Photo © Pete Eeles

White Admiral - larva - Thatcham - 02-May-14 [REARED]-5

White Admiral
Limenitis camilla
Photo © Pete Eeles

Purple Emperor - larva - Thatcham - 16-May-05 (2) [REARED]

Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
Photo © Pete Eeles

Red Admiral larva (late fifth instar) - Crawley, Sussex 23-Mar-2016

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta
Photo © Vince Massimo

Painted Lady - larva - Bentley Wood - 03-Jul-09 (2)

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui
Photo © Pete Eeles

American Painted Lady larva - Lincoln, Nabraska, USA 16-June-2012 [Nicky Davis]

American Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis
Photo © Nicky Davis

Peacock Larva - Somerset - 04/07/13

Peacock
Aglais io
Photo © William

Small Tortoiseshell larvae (4th instar) - Caterham, Surrey 5-June-2013

Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
Photo © Vince Massimo

Camberwell Beauty - larva - Thatcham - 25-Aug-07 (3) {REARED}

Camberwell Beauty
Nymphalis antiopa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Tortoiseshell - larva - Thatcham - 25-May-14 [REARED]

Large Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis polychloros
Photo © Pete Eeles

Scarce Tortoiseshell - larva - Thatcham - 23-May-15 [REARED]-4

Scarce Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis xanthomelas
Photo © Pete Eeles

Comma - larva - Thatcham - 24-Aug-08 (1)

Comma
Polygonia c-album
Photo © Pete Eeles

Marsh Fritillary - larva - Strawberry Banks - 22-Mar-11 (6)

Marsh Fritillary
Euphydryas aurinia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Glanville larva, final instar, Liphook, 14/04/2016, reared

Glanville Fritillary
Melitaea cinxia
Photo © Pauline

Heath Fritillary larva - East Blean Woods, Kent 3-April-2014

Heath Fritillary
Melitaea athalia
Photo © Marc Heath