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: Papilionidae

Swallowtail - Strumpshaw Fen - 10.06.12

Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
Male
Photo © PhiliB

Swallowtail - imago - Strumpshaw Fen - 12-Jun-06 (0296)

Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Swallowtail - imago - Thatcham - 20-May-08 (7) {REARED}

Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Swallowtail - imago - Hickling Broad - Unknown date [Julian Dowding]

Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
Female Underside
Photo © Julian Dowding

Family: Hesperiidae

Dingy Skipper, 18 May 2013, Rake Bottom

Dingy Skipper
Erynnis tages
Male
Photo © Pauline

Dingy Skipper - imago - Hartslock - 10-May-09 (1)

Dingy Skipper
Erynnis tages
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Dingy-Skipper-Dunstable 30 April 2010 I9T9580

Dingy Skipper
Erynnis tages
Female
Photo © IainLeach

Dingy Skippers - Ketton Quarry, Rutland 20-May-2010

Dingy Skipper
Erynnis tages
Female Underside
Photo © benwmbc

Grizzled Skipper male - Chantry Hill, Sussex 16-April-2014

Grizzled Skipper
Pyrgus malvae
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Grizzled Skipper Male - Chaldon, Surrey 19-April-10

Grizzled Skipper
Pyrgus malvae
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Grizzled Skipper female, Rewell Wood, Sussex 30-April-2014

Grizzled Skipper
Pyrgus malvae
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Grizzled-Skipper- 5D30226. Lincs, April 2015

Grizzled Skipper
Pyrgus malvae
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Large Chequered Skipper - Foret D'Orleans - Loire Valley - France - 16/07/12

Large Chequered Skipper
Heteropterus morpheus
Male
Photo © William

Large Chequered Skipper male - Italy 3-July-2014

Large Chequered Skipper
Heteropterus morpheus
Male Underside
Photo © Padfield

Large Chequered Skipper female - Gironde, France July 1999 (99-01)

Large Chequered Skipper
Heteropterus morpheus
Female
Photo © Roger Gibbons

Large Chequered Skipper female - Italy 3-July-2014

Large Chequered Skipper
Heteropterus morpheus
Female Underside
Photo © Padfield

Chequered-Skipper- 5D35798 Lochaber 9 June 2012

Chequered Skipper
Carterocephalus palaemon
Male
Photo © IainLeach

Chequered-Skipper- 5D36291 Lochaber 27 May 2012

Chequered Skipper
Carterocephalus palaemon
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Chequered Skipper female - Glasdrum, Scotland 25-May-2012

Chequered Skipper
Carterocephalus palaemon
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Chequered Skipper Female - Glen Loy - June 2014

Chequered Skipper
Carterocephalus palaemon
Female Underside
Photo © PhiliB

Essex Skipper - Larkhill - 16-07-2013

Essex Skipper
Thymelicus lineola
Male
Photo © Wurzel

Essex Skipper. 16/7/2013. Alfriston, East Sussex.

Essex Skipper
Thymelicus lineola
Male Underside
Photo © badgerbob

Essex-skipper- 03C6249 Nottingham 24 July 2010

Essex Skipper
Thymelicus lineola
Female
Photo © IainLeach

Essex Skipper - female - Stockbridge Down - 22-Jul-16

Essex Skipper
Thymelicus lineola
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Small Skipper - Daneway Banks - 27th June - 2015

Small Skipper
Thymelicus sylvestris
Male
Photo © Maximus

Small Skipper Male - Crawley, Sussex 28-June-05

Small Skipper
Thymelicus sylvestris
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small Skipper Female - Chaldon, Surrey 12-July-10

Small Skipper
Thymelicus sylvestris
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small Skipper ovipositing - Surrey - 3rd July - 2015

Small Skipper
Thymelicus sylvestris
Female Underside
Photo © Maximus

Lulworth Skipper male - Bowleaze Cove Weymouth 01.07.2014

Lulworth Skipper
Thymelicus acteon
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Lulworth Skipper, Lulworth Cove, Male, 22/06/2014

Lulworth Skipper
Thymelicus acteon
Male Underside
Photo © Pauline

Lulworth Skipper female - Lulworth Cove, Dorset 14-Aug-2013

Lulworth Skipper
Thymelicus acteon
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Lulworth Skipper Female - Bindon Hill - 17.06.12

Lulworth Skipper
Thymelicus acteon
Female Underside
Photo © PhiliB

Silver-spotted Skipper male -  Chantry Hill, Sussex 7-Aug-2013

Silver-spotted Skipper
Hesperia comma
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Silver-spotted Skipper male - Chantry Hill, Sussex 2-Aug-2013

Silver-spotted Skipper
Hesperia comma
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Silver-spotted Skipper female - Mount Caburn -09082015

Silver-spotted Skipper
Hesperia comma
Female
Photo © Buchan Boy

Silver-spotted-Skipper- 5D34135 Aston Rowant Aug 2013

Silver-spotted Skipper
Hesperia comma
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Large Skipper male, Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea, 10.06.2013

Large Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanus
Male
Photo © David M

Male Large Skipper. 16/6/2014. Arlington, East Sussex.

Large Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanus
Male Underside
Photo © badgerbob

Large Skipper Female - Chaldon, Surrey 12-June-10

Large Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanus
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Large Skipper (female), (Ochlodes faunus), West Sussex (19 June 2012)

Large Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanus
Female Underside
Photo © Mark Colvin

Family: Pieridae

Wood White - male disturbing mating pair - Botany Bay, 8 May 2012

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Male
Photo © Colin Knight

Wood-White-Wicken Wood 14 June 2010 03C3328

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Wood White Female (in flight) - Botany Bay, Sussex 25-June-12 (013-3)

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Female
Photo © P.J.Underwood

Wood White female - Botany Bay, Chiddingfold, Surrey 24-May-2016

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Male

Cryptic Wood White - male - Craigavon Lakes, Northern Ireland - 22-May-14-2

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Female

Cryptic Wood White - imago - Craigavon Lakes, Northern Ireland - 29-May-13-23

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Orange Tip male - Five Oaks, Sussex 8-April-2014

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Orange-tip male -  Five Oaks, Sussex 30-Mar-2014

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Orange-tip female - Solihull West Midlands 28.04.2014

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Female
Photo © Neil Freeman

Orange-tip female - Solihull West Midlands 23.05.2015

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Female Underside
Photo © Neil Freeman

Black-Veined White - imago - Gola del Infernaccio, Monti Sibillini, Italy - 16-Jun-08 (2)

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Black Veined White - Spain - 21 June 2012

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Male Underside
Photo © Nigel Kiteley

Black-Veined White - imago - Lauenensee, Lauenen, Switzerland - 10-Jul-11

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Black-Veined White - imago - Stockbridge Down - 27-Jul-07 [Neil Hulme]

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Female Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Large White (m) (spring brood) Harmondsworth Moor Middlesex 2nd June 2013

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Male
Photo © millerd

Large White Male - First Brood, Crawley, Sussex 21-April-06

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Large White female - Caterham, Surrey 28-April-2014

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Large White female - Chaldon, Surrey 6-June-2010

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small White (m) (spring brood) Stanwell Moor Middlesex 23rd May 2013

Small White
Pieris rapae
Male
Photo © millerd

Small White male - Caterham, Surrey 5-May-2013

Small White
Pieris rapae
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small White female (first brood) - Crawley, Sussex 17-April-07

Small White
Pieris rapae
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small White - imago - f - ovipositing, Provence 26th April 2011

Small White
Pieris rapae
Female Underside
Photo © NickB

Green-veined White male - Solihull West Midlands 09.05.2015

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Green-veined White - imago - Thatcham - 12-May-13

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Green-veined White female - Norfolk Estate, Sussex 14-April-2011

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Green Veined White Female (First Brood) - Crawley, Sussex 27-April-06

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Bath White male - Vitrolles, France 10-Oct-2015

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Male
Photo © Chris Jackson

Bath White (male), Campanet, Majorca (3 August 2012)

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Male Underside
Photo © Mark Colvin

Bath White, female, Cuidad Quesada, Spain 26th September 2010

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Female
Photo © Lee Hurrell

Bath White female - Cadiz, Spain 2-Nov-2013

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Female Underside
Photo © EricY

Clouded Yellow male, Kithurst Hill, West Sussex, 9 Aug 2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Male
Photo © Colin Knight

Clouded-Yellow- 5D33451 Chambers, Lincs 19 Aug 2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Clouded Yellow female, Kithurst Hill, West Sussex, 8 Aug 2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Female
Photo © Colin Knight

Clouded Yellow, female, Hayling Billy Trail, 13/08/2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Female Underside
Photo © Pauline

Pale Clouded Yellow male - St Saphorin, Switzerland 10-Sept-2012 [Vincent Baudraz]

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Male
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Pale Clouded Yellow male - Cote d'Or, France 26-July-2007

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Male Underside
Photo © Roger Gibbons

Pale Clouded Yellow female - Echichens, Switzerland 2-Oct-2012 [Vincent Baudraz]

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Female
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Pale Clouded Yellow - imago - Little Hortobagy, Hungary - 13-Jul-06 (0541)

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Berger's Clouded Yellow male - Buitonne, Switzerland 3-Oct-2013 [Vincent Baudraz]

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Male
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Berger's Clouded Yellow - Provence, April 2011

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Male Underside
Photo © NickB

Berger's Clouded Yellow female - Buitonne, Switzerland 17-Sept-2012 [Vincent Baudraz]

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Female
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Berger's Clouded Yellow (female) - Alpes-Maritimes - 2 October 2014

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Female Underside
Photo © CFB

Brimstone, male, Kithurst Hill, West Sussex, 20 Aug 2013

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Male
Photo © Colin Knight

Brimstone -  Knepp Estate, Sussex 31-July-2016

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Clouded Yellow female, Cissbury Ring, West Sussex, 6 Aug 2013

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Female
Photo © Colin Knight

Brimstone- 5D35122 Lincs Aug 2013

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Family: Nymphalidae

Monarch - imago - Thatcham - 25-Sep-06 (0759) [REARED]

Monarch
Danaus plexippus
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Monarch - imago - Thatcham - 25-Sep-06 (0753) [REARED]

Monarch
Danaus plexippus
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Monarch - imago - Thatcham - 30-Sep-06 (0783) [REARED]

Monarch
Danaus plexippus
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Monarch - imago - Thatcham - 25-Sep-06 (0758) [REARED]

Monarch
Danaus plexippus
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Wall male (3rd brood) - Mill Hill, Sussex 23-Sept-2014

Wall
Lasiommata megera
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Wall Brown, male. Seaford, East Sussex. 24/5/2012.

Wall
Lasiommata megera
Male Underside
Photo © badgerbob

Wall female (3rd brood) - Mill Hill, Sussex 25-Sept-2014

Wall
Lasiommata megera
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Female Wall Brown. 3rd Brood. 18/9/2016. High and Over, Seaford.

Wall
Lasiommata megera
Female Underside
Photo © badgerbob

Speckled Wood male - Solihull 17.05.2013

Speckled Wood
Pararge aegeria
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Speckled Wood - Rewell Wood, Sussex 18-April-2011

Speckled Wood
Pararge aegeria
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Speckled Wood female - Solihull West Midlands 22.04.2014

Speckled Wood
Pararge aegeria
Female
Photo © Neil Freeman

Speckled Wood (female), West Sussex (22 May 2013)

Speckled Wood
Pararge aegeria
Female Underside
Photo © Mark Colvin

Large Heath - Whixall Moss 2-July-2011

Large Heath
Coenonympha tullia
Male
Photo © ronniethepoo

Large Heath - male - Meathop Moss - 19-Jun-14-2

Large Heath
Coenonympha tullia
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Heath female - Whixall Moss 10-July-2013

Large Heath
Coenonympha tullia
Female
Photo © MikeOxon

Large-Heath-davus Whixall Moss 19-June-11 03C2778

Large Heath
Coenonympha tullia
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Small Heath Male, Forden South Dale 4-June-06 [Jeff.S.Barker]

Small Heath
Coenonympha pamphilus
Male
Photo © Jeff.S.Barker

Small Heath - Chaldon, Surrey 5-June-10

Small Heath
Coenonympha pamphilus
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small Heath female - Seaford, Sussex 29-July-2014

Small Heath
Coenonympha pamphilus
Female
Photo © badgerbob

Small-Heath-York 10 August 2009 I9T1076

Small Heath
Coenonympha pamphilus
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Mountain Ringlet male - Irton Fell, Cumbria 16-June-2013

Mountain Ringlet
Erebia epiphron
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Mountain Ringlet - male - Irton Fell, Cumbria - 18-Jun-14-9

Mountain Ringlet
Erebia epiphron
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Mountain Ringlet female - Irton Fell 12.06.2014

Mountain Ringlet
Erebia epiphron
Female
Photo © Neil Freeman

Mountain Ringlet - Honister Pass - 19-Jun-11-2 [Paul Brock]

Mountain Ringlet
Erebia epiphron
Female Underside
Photo © Paul Brock

Scotch-Argus- 5D35205 Arnside Aug 2012

Scotch Argus
Erebia aethiops
Male
Photo © IainLeach

Scotch-Argus-Arneside Knott 30 July 2011 03C4023

Scotch Argus
Erebia aethiops
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Scotch Argus - female - Arnside Knott - 28-Jul-14

Scotch Argus
Erebia aethiops
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Scotch-Argus- 5D33883 Arnside Aug 2012

Scotch Argus
Erebia aethiops
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Ringlet - Five Rivers - 14-06-2014

Ringlet
Aphantopus hyperantus
Male
Photo © Wurzel

Ringlet Male - Woldingham, Surrey 30-June-10

Ringlet
Aphantopus hyperantus
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Ringlet Female - Southwater Wood, Sussex 8-July-10

Ringlet
Aphantopus hyperantus
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Ringlet (female). High and Over, Seaford. 23/7/2013.

Ringlet
Aphantopus hyperantus
Female Underside
Photo © badgerbob

Meadow Brown male - Solihull West Midlands 27.07.2014

Meadow Brown
Maniola jurtina
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Meadow Brown Male - Crawley, Sussex 11-June-07

Meadow Brown
Maniola jurtina
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Female Meadow Brown - Fleam Dyke, Cambs 15-7-12

Meadow Brown
Maniola jurtina
Female
Photo © dilettante

Meadow Brown Female - Crawley, Sussex 28-June-05

Meadow Brown
Maniola jurtina
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Gatekeeper male 27.07.2012 Babbs Mill West Midlands

Gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Gatekeeper- 03C7238 Nottingham 24 July 2010

Gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Gatekeeper (female), Hog Wood (23 July 2011)

Gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus
Female
Photo © Mark Colvin

Gatekeeper - Ovington Park, Hampshire 2010

Gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus
Female Underside
Photo © Mike Young

Marbled White Male - Woldingham, Surrey 21-June-09

Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
Male
Photo © Vince Massimo

Marbled White male - Rewell Wood, Sussex 20-June-2014

Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Marbled White Female - Birling Gap, Sussex 13-July-06

Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Marbled White Female - Woldingham, Surrey 28-June-10

Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Grayling (m) Dawney's Hill Pirbright Surrey 2nd August 2015

Grayling
Hipparchia semele
Male
Photo © millerd

Grayling Male - Arnside Knott, Cumbria 9-July-09

Grayling
Hipparchia semele
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Grayling - Door Door Dorset 02.09.2014

Grayling
Hipparchia semele
Female
Photo © Neil Freeman

Grayling (female), Dawney's Hill, Pirbright, Surrey (18 July 2011)

Grayling
Hipparchia semele
Female Underside
Photo © Mark Colvin

Pearl-Bordered Fritillary - imago - Bentley Wood - 10-May-06 (0080)

Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria euphrosyne
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Pearl-bordered-Fritillary Bentley wood 30 April 2011- 03C0609

Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria euphrosyne
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Pearl-bordered Fritillary female - Wyre Forest 01.06.2013

Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria euphrosyne
Female
Photo © Neil Freeman

Pearl-bordered-Fritillary-Bentley Wood 15 May 2010  I9T7510

Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria euphrosyne
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary male - Park Corner Heath, Sussex 23-May-2017

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Small-Pearl-bordered-Fritillary- 5D39703  N Yorks July 2015

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary female -  Abbot's Wood, Sussex 28-May-2017

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Small-Pearl-bordered-Fritillary- 5D35483 Powys 2 July 2013

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Queen of Spain Fritillary - Piddinghoe, Sussex 28-Aug-2017

Queen of Spain Fritillary
Issoria lathonia
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Queen of Spain Fritillary - Piddinghoe, Sussex 28-Aug-2017

Queen of Spain Fritillary
Issoria lathonia
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Queen of Spain Fritillary Female - Dunwich Forest, Suffolk 3-July-11

Queen of Spain Fritillary
Issoria lathonia
Female
Photo © Julian

Queen of Spain Fritillary - imago - Rhodopi, Bulgaria - 07-Jul-07 (1056)

Queen of Spain Fritillary
Issoria lathonia
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Silver-washed Fritillary male - Southwater, Sussex 23-June-2010

Silver-washed Fritillary
Argynnis paphia
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Silver-washed Fritillary, Male, The Straits, 09/07/2013

Silver-washed Fritillary
Argynnis paphia
Male Underside
Photo © Pauline

Silver-washed-Fritillary-Bentley Wood 17 July 2010 03C9894

Silver-washed Fritillary
Argynnis paphia
Female
Photo © IainLeach

Silver-washed Fritillary, Female, The Straits, 09/07/2013

Silver-washed Fritillary
Argynnis paphia
Female Underside
Photo © Pauline

Dark-Green-Fritillary Bakewell, Derbys 26 June 2011- 03C5674

Dark Green Fritillary
Argynnis aglaja
Male
Photo © IainLeach

Dark Green Fritillary (male) - Lullingstone Country Park, Eynsford, Kent 21-June-2015

Dark Green Fritillary
Argynnis aglaja
Male Underside
Photo © Testudo Man

Dark Green Fritillary (female). Lullingstone, Kent. 3/7/16.

Dark Green Fritillary
Argynnis aglaja
Female
Photo © Testudo Man

Dark Green Fritillary - Stockbridge Down - 2 July 2011

Dark Green Fritillary
Argynnis aglaja
Female Underside
Photo © Clive

High Brown Fritillary male - Arnside Knott, Cumbria 12-July-2012

High Brown Fritillary
Argynnis adippe
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

High Brown Fritillary - male - Thatcham - 11-Jul-16 [REARED]-4

High Brown Fritillary
Argynnis adippe
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

High-Brown-Fritillary- 5D36197. Cumbria, July 2015.

High Brown Fritillary
Argynnis adippe
Female
Photo © IainLeach

High Brown Fritillary - imago - Thatcham - 20-Jul-12 (1) [REARED]

High Brown Fritillary
Argynnis adippe
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

White Admiral - imago - Thatcham - 11-Jun-04 [REARED]

White Admiral
Limenitis camilla
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

White Admiral-Fermyn Wood 4th July 2011

White Admiral
Limenitis camilla
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Freeman

White Admiral female - Southwater, Sussex 23-June-2010

White Admiral
Limenitis camilla
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

White Admiral - imago - Thatcham - 19-Jun-05 (2) [REARED]

White Admiral
Limenitis camilla
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Purple Emperor, Botany Bay, 28 June 2009

Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Purple Emperor - Fermyn Woods - 14.07.13

Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
Male Underside
Photo © Rosalyn

Purple Emperor (female), Chiddingfold Forest (17 July 2013)

Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
Female
Photo © Mark Colvin

Purple Emperor (female) Bernwood Forest Oxfordshire 4th July 2011

Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
Female Underside
Photo © millerd

Red Admiral, Oaken Wood (3 October 2011)

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta
Male
Photo © Mark Colvin

Red Admiral - Crawley, Sussex 31-July-05

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Red Admiral female - Hampshire 1-Nov-2014

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta
Female
Photo © Paul Harfield

Red Admiral  - The Devenish - 30-06-2014

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta
Female Underside
Photo © Wurzel

Painted Lady - Rackham Gulley, Sussex 4-Aug-2013

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Painted-Lady- 5D34781 Lincs 18 Aug 2013

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Painted Lady  (Reared - Freshly Hatched) Caterham, Surrey 28-July-09

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Painted Lady, Abbots Wood, 27/07/2014

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui
Female Underside
Photo © Pauline

American Painted Lady male - Mt. Magazine, Logan Co, Arizona, USA 26-June-2004 [Bill Bouton]

American Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis
Male
Photo © Bill Bouton

American Painted Lady  - Gainesville, Florida, USA [Andrew D. Warren]

American Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis
Male Underside
Photo © Andrew D. Warren

American Painted Lady female - DuPage County, Illinois, USA 24-June-2007 [Tom Bentley]

American Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis
Female
Photo © Tom Bentley

American Painted Lady female - St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA 22-May-2010 [Jeff Trahan]

American Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis
Female Underside
Photo © Jeff Trahan

Peacock - imago - Noar Hill - 30-Jul-04

Peacock
Aglais io
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Peacock, Longmoor, 20/07/2014

Peacock
Aglais io
Male Underside
Photo © Pauline

Peacock Female - Chaldon, Surrey 9-April-11

Peacock
Aglais io
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Ovipositing Peacock - Coulsdon, Surrey 19-May-2013

Peacock
Aglais io
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small Tortoiseshell -  Cornwall Coast Path 12-Sept-2013

Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Small Tortoiseshell - Chaldon, Surrey 14-June-09

Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small Tortoiseshell - Ferring Rife, Sussex 22-April-2013

Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Small Tortoiseshell ovipositing - Coulsdon, Surrey 14-July-2013

Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Camberwell Beauty - imago - Newbury - 29-Aug-06 (2) [Paul Olive]

Camberwell Beauty
Nymphalis antiopa
Male
Photo © Paul Olive

Camberwell Beauty - imago - Thatcham - 20-Sep-07 (1205) {REARED}

Camberwell Beauty
Nymphalis antiopa
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Camberwell Beauty - imago - Unknown location - 2008 [REARED] [Nigel Venters]

Camberwell Beauty
Nymphalis antiopa
Female
Photo © Nigel Venters

Camberwell Beauty (Mating couple) - Alpes-Maritimes - 1 April 2010

Camberwell Beauty
Nymphalis antiopa
Female Underside
Photo © CFB

Large Tortoiseshell - male - Thatcham - 25-Jun-14 [REARED]

Large Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis polychloros
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Tortoiseshell - male - Thatcham - 25-Jun-14 [REARED]-4

Large Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis polychloros
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Tortoiseshell - female - Thatcham - 25-Jun-14 [REARED]-5

Large Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis polychloros
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Tortoiseshell underside, Littlehampton Bridge, Sussex 26 June 2007

Large Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis polychloros
Female Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Scarce Tortoiseshell - male - Thatcham - 22-Jun-15 [REARED]

Scarce Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis xanthomelas
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Scarce Tortoiseshell - male - Thatcham - 22-Jun-15 [REARED]-10

Scarce Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis xanthomelas
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Scarce Tortoiseshell - female - Thatcham - 19-Jun-15 [REARED]-4

Scarce Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis xanthomelas
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Scarce Tortoiseshell - female - Thatcham - 19-Jun-15 [REARED]

Scarce Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis xanthomelas
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Comma, Pulborough Brooks (5 September 2011)

Comma
Polygonia c-album
Male
Photo © Mark Colvin

Comma (freshly hatched) - Caterham, Surrey 4-Oct-2012

Comma
Polygonia c-album
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Comma - River Cole Hall Green Birmingham April 11th 2014

Comma
Polygonia c-album
Female
Photo © Neil Freeman

Comma female - Belstead Brook Park, Ipswich 2-Aug-2013

Comma
Polygonia c-album
Female Underside
Photo © rodosranger

Marsh Fritillary - imago - Wiltshire - 03-May-11 (1)

Marsh Fritillary
Euphydryas aurinia
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Marsh-Fritillary-Aberbargoed 14 May 2011 03C2880

Marsh Fritillary
Euphydryas aurinia
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Marsh Fritillary - Wiltshire Hill - 13-05-2015

Marsh Fritillary
Euphydryas aurinia
Female
Photo © Wurzel

Marsh Fritillary - Wiltshire - 15-05-2014

Marsh Fritillary
Euphydryas aurinia
Female Underside
Photo © Wurzel

Glanville Fritillary male - Hutchinsons Bank, Croydon, Surrey 17-May-2016

Glanville Fritillary
Melitaea cinxia
Male
Photo © Vince Massimo

Glanville Fritillary - imago - Hurst Castle - 19-May-08 (26)

Glanville Fritillary
Melitaea cinxia
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Glanville-Fritillary-Sand Point 14 May 2011 03C9760

Glanville Fritillary
Melitaea cinxia
Female
Photo © IainLeach

Glanville Fritillary Wrecclesham Surrey 14th June 2012

Glanville Fritillary
Melitaea cinxia
Female Underside
Photo © millerd

Heath-Fritillary- 5D30459. Kent, June 2015

Heath Fritillary
Melitaea athalia
Male
Photo © IainLeach

Heath Fritillary - East Blean Woods June 25th 2012.

Heath Fritillary
Melitaea athalia
Male Underside
Photo © Nigel Kiteley

Heath-Fritillary- 5D39791. Kent, June 2015

Heath Fritillary
Melitaea athalia
Female
Photo © IainLeach

Heath-Fritillary- 5D39574. Kent, June 2015

Heath Fritillary
Melitaea athalia
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Family: Riodinidae

Duke of Burgundy - Heyshott Escarpment, Sussex 4-May-2015

Duke of Burgundy
Hamearis lucina
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Duke of Burgundy male - Noar Hill, Hampshire 2013

Duke of Burgundy
Hamearis lucina
Male Underside
Photo © Mike Young

Duke of Burgundy - Storrington, Sussex 23-May-2016

Duke of Burgundy
Hamearis lucina
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Duke of Burgundy female - Noar Hill 2010

Duke of Burgundy
Hamearis lucina
Female Underside
Photo © Mike Young

Family: Lycaenidae

Small Copper - Shadowbrook Meadows Solihull 21.05.2014

Small Copper
Lycaena phlaeas
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Small Copper - Stockbridge Down - 24 July 2010

Small Copper
Lycaena phlaeas
Male Underside
Photo © Clive

Small Copper - imago - Stockbridge Down - 06-Aug-09 (1)

Small Copper
Lycaena phlaeas
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Small Copper - Alners Gorse - 22-08-2013

Small Copper
Lycaena phlaeas
Female Underside
Photo © Wurzel

Large Copper - imago - Thatcham - 29-Aug-08 (2) {REARED}

Large Copper
Lycaena dispar
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Copper - imago - Thatcham - 24-Jun-08 (16) {REARED}

Large Copper
Lycaena dispar
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Copper - imago - Thatcham - 26-Jun-08 (1) {REARED}

Large Copper
Lycaena dispar
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Copper - imago - Thatcham - 25-Jun-08 (2) {REARED}

Large Copper
Lycaena dispar
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Male Brown Hairstreak, Shipton Bellinger, 06/08/2013

Brown Hairstreak
Thecla betulae
Male
Photo © Pauline

Brown Hairstreak - Male - Shipton Bellinger - 09.08.13

Brown Hairstreak
Thecla betulae
Male Underside
Photo © PhiliB

Brown Hairstreak - Knepp Estate, Sussex 8-Aug-2013

Brown Hairstreak
Thecla betulae
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Brown Hairstreak female - Knepp Estate, Sussex 3-Aug-2013

Brown Hairstreak
Thecla betulae
Female Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Purple Hairstreak - imago - Thatcham - 14-Jun-07 (1) {REARED}

Purple Hairstreak
Favonius quercus
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Purple Hairstreak Male - Botany Bay/Oaken Wood, Sussex 28-June-09

Purple Hairstreak
Favonius quercus
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Purple Hairstreak - imago - Thatcham - 19-Jun-11 (1)

Purple Hairstreak
Favonius quercus
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Purple Hairstreak female - Broxbourne Wood, Hertfordshire, 30 June 2011

Purple Hairstreak
Favonius quercus
Female Underside
Photo © Pawpawsaurus

Green Hairstreak male - West Yatton Down, Wiltshire 3-May-2015 [Damian Pinguey]

Green Hairstreak
Callophrys rubi
Male
Photo © Damian Pinguey

Green Hairstreak - Devil's Dyke, Sussex 9-April-2017

Green Hairstreak
Callophrys rubi
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

female in flight - Ashley Heath, Dorset

Green Hairstreak
Callophrys rubi
Female
Photo © ronniethepoo

Green Hairstreak Ovipositing Stephens Castle Down 8.5.2016

Green Hairstreak
Callophrys rubi
Female Underside
Photo © Paul Harfield

White-letter Hairstreak
Satyrium w-album
Male

White-letter-Hairstreak-Fermyn 24 June 2011 03C2316

White-letter Hairstreak
Satyrium w-album
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

White-letter Hairstreak
Satyrium w-album
Female

White letter hairstreak, female, July, Hants

White-letter Hairstreak
Satyrium w-album
Female Underside
Photo © Pauline

Black Hairstreak
Satyrium pruni
Male

Black Hairstreak - imago - Thatcham - 24-Jun-13 (2) [REARED]

Black Hairstreak
Satyrium pruni
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Black Hairstreak
Satyrium pruni
Female

Black Hairstreak - imago - Thatcham - 24-Jun-13 (7) [REARED]

Black Hairstreak
Satyrium pruni
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Long-tailed Blue male - Upper Beeding, Sussex 8-Oct-2015

Long-tailed Blue
Lampides boeticus
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Long-tailed-Blue-male- 5D39996b Kent 25 Sep 2013

Long-tailed Blue
Lampides boeticus
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Long-tailed Blue female - Newhaven Tide Mills, Sussex 19-Sept-2015

Long-tailed Blue
Lampides boeticus
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Long-tailed-Blue-female- 5D33010 Kent 25 Sep 2013

Long-tailed Blue
Lampides boeticus
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Small Blue - Bishops Hill, Warwickshire 17.05.2014

Small Blue
Cupido minimus
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Small Blue, Male, MHD, 28/07/2014

Small Blue
Cupido minimus
Male Underside
Photo © Pauline

Small Blue, female, Kithurst Hill, West Sussex, 9 June 2012

Small Blue
Cupido minimus
Female
Photo © Colin Knight

Small Blue - imago - Martin Down - 31-May-06 (0195)

Small Blue
Cupido minimus
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Short-Tailed Blue - imago - Thatcham - 04-Sep-08 (1)

Short-tailed Blue
Cupido argiades
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Short-Tailed Blue - imago - Thatcham - 04-Sep-08 (2)

Short-tailed Blue
Cupido argiades
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Short - Tailed Blue Female - Argentat - France - 15-07-12

Short-tailed Blue
Cupido argiades
Female
Photo © William

Short - Tailed Blue Female - Argentat - France - 14-07-12

Short-tailed Blue
Cupido argiades
Female Underside
Photo © William

Holly Blue - male - Mill Road Cemetery, Cambs - 08 May 2013

Holly Blue
Celastrina argiolus
Male
Photo © NickB

Holly Blue (male), Chiddingfold Forest (1 May 2013)

Holly Blue
Celastrina argiolus
Male Underside
Photo © Mark Colvin

Female Holly Blue. Seaford. E. Sussex.

Holly Blue
Celastrina argiolus
Female
Photo © badgerbob

Holly Blue - imago - Portsdown - 16-Apr-07 [Alan Thornbury]

Holly Blue
Celastrina argiolus
Female Underside
Photo © Alan Thornbury

Large Blue male - Daneway Banks 27-June-2016

Large Blue
Maculinea arion
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

large blue male, underside collard hill 09

Large Blue
Maculinea arion
Male Underside
Photo © geniculata

Large Blue - Daneway - 25th - June - 2014

Large Blue
Maculinea arion
Female
Photo © Maximus

Large Blue - Female - Collard Hill - 22/06/14

Large Blue
Maculinea arion
Female Underside
Photo © William

Silver-studded Blue (male), Stedham Common (12 June 2012)

Silver-studded Blue
Plebejus argus
Male
Photo © Mark Colvin

Silver-studded-Blue- 5D33389 Prees Heath July 2013

Silver-studded Blue
Plebejus argus
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Silver-studded Blue female - Iping Common, Sussex 28-June-2013

Silver-studded Blue
Plebejus argus
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Silver-studded-Blue- 5D31614

Silver-studded Blue
Plebejus argus
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Brown Argus male - Springhead Hill, Sussex 2-Aug-2013

Brown Argus
Aricia agestis
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Brown Argus Male - Chaldon, Surrey 22-July-11

Brown Argus
Aricia agestis
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Brown Argus female - Chantry Hill, Sussex 11-May-2014

Brown Argus
Aricia agestis
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Brown Argus (female), Springhead Hill (23 July 2011)

Brown Argus
Aricia agestis
Female Underside
Photo © Mark Colvin

Northern Brown Argus male - St Abb's Head 20-June-2013

Northern Brown Argus
Aricia artaxerxes
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Northern Brown Argus male - St Abb's Head 20-June-2013

Northern Brown Argus
Aricia artaxerxes
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Northern Brown Argus - female - Burnmouth - 09-Jul-13-15

Northern Brown Argus
Aricia artaxerxes
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Northern Brown Argus - female - St. Abbs Head - 09-Jul-13

Northern Brown Argus
Aricia artaxerxes
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Mazarine Blue - imago - Bunderitsa Hut, Pirin, Bulgaria - 03-Jul-07 (1015)

Mazarine Blue
Cyaniris semiargus
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Mazarine Blue underside, Parc du Mercantour, Alpes-Maritimes, France, 8th July 2014

Mazarine Blue
Cyaniris semiargus
Male Underside
Photo © David M

Mazerine Blue,female - Aggletek - Hungary - 17-June-09

Mazarine Blue
Cyaniris semiargus
Female
Photo © Denise

Mazarine Blue - imago - Switzerland - Jun-06 (3) [Guy Padfield]

Mazarine Blue
Cyaniris semiargus
Female Underside
Photo © Guy Padfield

Common Blue male - Chantry Hill, Sussex 6-Aug-2013

Common Blue
Polyommatus icarus
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Common Blue - Brockham Quarry,Surrey - 10.05.2015

Common Blue
Polyommatus icarus
Male Underside
Photo © Buchan Boy

Common Blue Female - Crawley, Sussex 17-June-05

Common Blue
Polyommatus icarus
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Common Blue female - Chantry Hill, Sussex 6-Aug-2013

Common Blue
Polyommatus icarus
Female Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Adonis Blue male - Mill Hill, Sussex 29-Aug-2013

Adonis Blue
Polyommatus bellargus
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Adonis-Blue- 5D33905 Larden Chase 23 August 2013

Adonis Blue
Polyommatus bellargus
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Adonis Blue female - Mill Hill, Sussex 19-May-2010

Adonis Blue
Polyommatus bellargus
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Adonis-Blue-Martin Down 21 May 2011 03C0831

Adonis Blue
Polyommatus bellargus
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Male Chalkhill Blue, Oxenbourne Down, 20 July 2012

Chalk Hill Blue
Polyommatus coridon
Male
Photo © Pauline

Chalkhill Blue - Hatch Hill - Somerset - 31/07/14

Chalk Hill Blue
Polyommatus coridon
Male Underside
Photo © William

Chalkhill Blue (female), Springhead Hill (20 July 2012)

Chalk Hill Blue
Polyommatus coridon
Female
Photo © Mark Colvin

Chalkhill Blue, female, Stockbridge Down, 06/08/2013

Chalk Hill Blue
Polyommatus coridon
Female Underside
Photo © Pauline