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 - pupa - Thatcham - 23-Jul-14 [REARED]

Danaus plexippus
Photo © Pete Eeles

Wall Brown pupa - Seaford, East Sussex 23-April-2015

Lasiommata megera
Photo © badgerbob

Speckled Wood pupa - Crawley, Sussex 14-Sept-2014

Speckled Wood
Pararge aegeria
Photo © Vince Massimo

Large Heath - pupa - Thatcham - 13-Jun-16 [REARED]-2

Large Heath
Coenonympha tullia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Coenonympha pamphilus - Pupa [Wolfgang Wagner]

Small Heath
Coenonympha pamphilus
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Erebia epiphron - Pupa [Wolfgang Wagner]

Mountain Ringlet
Erebia epiphron
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Scotch Argus - pupa - Thatcham - 13-Aug-12 (1) [REARED]

Scotch Argus
Erebia aethiops
Photo © Pete Eeles

Ringlet - pupa - Thatcham - 06-Jun-05 [REARED]

Aphantopus hyperantus
Photo © Pete Eeles

Meadow Brown - pupa - Stockbridge Down - 08-Jun-15

Meadow Brown
Maniola jurtina
Photo © Pete Eeles

Gatekeeper - pupa - Thatcham - 11-Jun-17 [REARED]-2

Pyronia tithonus
Photo © Pete Eeles

Marbled White - pupa - Stockbridge Down - 02-Jul-15

Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
Photo © Pete Eeles

Grayling - pupa - Thatcham - 20-Jul-13 (2) [REARED]

Hipparchia semele
Photo © Pete Eeles

Pearl-bordered Fritillary - pupa - Thatcham - 16-May-16 [REARED]

Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria euphrosyne
Photo © Pete Eeles

Small Pearl-Bordered Fritillary - pupa - Thatcham - 29-Apr-07 (1) {REARED}

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene
Photo © Pete Eeles

Queen of Spain Fritillary - pupa - Thatcham - 14-Oct-06 (0787) [REARED]

Queen of Spain Fritillary
Issoria lathonia
Photo © Pete Eeles

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

Silver-washed Fritillary
Argynnis paphia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Dark Green Fritillary pupa, (reared) Liphook 30/05/2015

Dark Green Fritillary
Argynnis aglaja
Photo © Pauline

High Brown Fritillary - pupa - Thatcham - 15-Jul-16 [REARED]

High Brown Fritillary
Argynnis adippe
Photo © Pete Eeles

White Admiral - pupa - Thatcham - 30-May-09 (1) {REARED}

White Admiral
Limenitis camilla
Photo © Pete Eeles

Purple Emperor - pupa - Thatcham - 07-Jun-14 [REARED]

Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
Photo © Pete Eeles

Red Admiral Pupa (reared) - Caterham, Surrey 4-July-11

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta
Photo © Vince Massimo

Painted Lady Pupa (Dark Form), Caterham, Surrey 12-July-09

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui
Photo © Vince Massimo

American Painted Lady pupa - Lincoln, Nabraska, USA 19-June-2012 [Nicky Davis]

American Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis
Photo © Nicky Davis

Peacock pupa (pale form) - Caterham, Surrey 25-July-2012

Aglais io
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small Tortoiseshell pupa - Caterham, Surrey 16-June-2013

Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
Photo © Vince Massimo

Camberwell Beauty - pupa - Thatcham - 04-Sep-07 (1189)

Camberwell Beauty
Nymphalis antiopa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Tortoiseshell - pupa - Thatcham - 07-Jun-14 [REARED]

Large Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis polychloros
Photo © Pete Eeles

Scarce Tortoiseshell - pupa - Thatcham - 01-Jun-15 [REARED]-2

Scarce Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis xanthomelas
Photo © Pete Eeles

Comma pupa (lateral view) - Caterham, Surrey 29-Sept-2012

Polygonia c-album
Photo © Vince Massimo

Marsh Fritillary - pupa - Thatcham - 31-May-04 [REARED]

Marsh Fritillary
Euphydryas aurinia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Glanville Fritillary - pupa - Thatcham - 30-May-17 [REARED]

Glanville Fritillary
Melitaea cinxia
Photo © Pete Eeles

Heath Fritillary - pupa - Thatcham - 20-May-04 [REARED]

Heath Fritillary
Melitaea athalia
Photo © Pete Eeles