RUSSIAN FAR EAST, USSURI, three locations in the Primorski Region to the north of Vladivostok, June into July 2019 in the company of Adrian Hoskins and others. *These photos are also included in the pages for Europe given the familiarity of many Eastern Palaearctic species with their counterparts in the West 

RUSSIAN FAR EAST, June/July 2019, an Adrian Hoskins trip to the Ussuri (also included on Europe pages due to close relationships with other Palaearctic species)

Sericinus montela
Sericinus montela

male, Novonezhino, 3 July

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Sericinus montela
Sericinus montela

male, at the same location, 3 July

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Sericinus montela
Sericinus montela

male, same location, 5 July

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Sericinus montela
Sericinus montela

female, Novonezhino, 5 July

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Sericinus montela
Sericinus montela

female, as in the previous photo

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Sericinus montela
Sericinus montela

larva on aristolochia foodplant, same location as adults, 5 July

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Coal train
Coal train

at least 80 trucks long, Novonezhino, 5 July

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Parnassius stubbendorfi koreana
Parnassius stubbendorfi koreana

in the Tayga meadow on 27 June

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Parnassius stubbendorfi koreana
Parnassius stubbendorfi koreana

the same insect as shown in the previous shot

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Meadow at Tayga
Meadow at Tayga

near Dalnegorsk, 27 June

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Parnassius nomion korshunovi
Parnassius nomion korshunovi

Novonezhino, 3 July

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Parnassius nomion korshunovi
Parnassius nomion korshunovi

same insect

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Parnassius nomion korshunovi
Parnassius nomion korshunovi

as for the previous photo

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Birch stand
Birch stand

inside the Tayga forest, 27 June

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Papilio machaon sachalinensis
Papilio machaon sachalinensis

Swallowtail, Tayga, 24 June

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Papilio machaon sachalinensis
Papilio machaon sachalinensis

Swallowtail, same insect as in the previous shot

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Papilio xuthus
Papilio xuthus

near Anisimovka, 1 July

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Aporia crataegi banghaasi
Aporia crataegi banghaasi

Black-veined White, near Dmitriyevka, south of Spassk-Dalniy,19 June

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Aporia crataegi banghaasi
Aporia crataegi banghaasi

Black-veined White, Tayga forest, Dalnegorsk, 26 June

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Bombina orientalis
Bombina orientalis

Oriental fire-bellied Toad in a puddle at Merkushevka, 22 June

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Aporia hippia
Aporia hippia

forest road towards Tayga forest, 26 June

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Aporia hippia
Aporia hippia

as in the previous photo

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Colias poliographus
Colias poliographus

female, near Anisimovka, 1 July

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Colias poliographus
Colias poliographus

male, also near Anisimovka on 1 July

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Gonepteryx aspasia aspasia
Gonepteryx aspasia aspasia

Brimstone variant, Luk'yanovka, 5 July

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Leptidea amurensis
Leptidea amurensis

near Anisimovka,1 July

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'near Anisimovka'
'near Anisimovka'

the meadow location with a backdrop of the Livadiynskiy hills, 3 July

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Leptidea morsei
Leptidea morsei

Fenton's Wood White, Luk'yanovka, 6 July

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Longhorn beetles
Longhorn beetles

Tayga forest meadow, 27 June

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Satyrium pruni jezoensis
Satyrium pruni jezoensis

Black Hairstreak, very worn, Luk'yanovka, 5 July

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Thersamonolycaena dispar festiva
Thersamonolycaena dispar festiva

Large Copper, male, Merkushevka, 21 July

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Thersamonolycaena dispar festiva
Thersamonolycaena dispar festiva

Large Copper, female, Vishnevka area, 20 June

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Thersamonolycaena dispar festiva
Thersamonolycaena dispar festiva

Large Copper, female as in the previous photo

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Everes argiades seitzi
Everes argiades seitzi

Short-tailed Blue, Luk'yanovka, 5 July

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Cyaniris semiargus
Cyaniris semiargus

Mazarine Blue, female, on the Anisimovka lower ski slope, 3 July

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Cyaniris semiargus
Cyaniris semiargus

as for the previous photo

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Anisimovka
Anisimovka

lower ski slope in the early morning swirling mists on 3 July

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Celastrina argiolas ladonides
Celastrina argiolas ladonides

Holly Blue subspecies, Tayga forest, 24 June

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Chrysozephyrus smaragdinus Q
Chrysozephyrus smaragdinus Q

forest track leading to the Tayga forest, 20 June

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Tayga Forest
Tayga Forest

muddy forest track, 20 June

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Atara arata
Atara arata

also on the Tayga forest road, 20 June

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Plebejus argyrognomon
Plebejus argyrognomon

Reverdin's Blue, female, somewhere between Vladivostok and Spassk-Dalniy alongside the M60, 19 June

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Plebejus argyrognomon
Plebejus argyrognomon

Reverdin's Blue, female, same insect as shown previously

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Bombina orientalis
Bombina orientalis

Oriental Fire-bellied Toad out of water on the track at Luk'yanovka, 5 July

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Plebejus argus coreanus
Plebejus argus coreanus

Merkushevka, 21 June

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Plebejus argus coreanus
Plebejus argus coreanus

as shown in the previous photo

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Plebejus argus coreanus
Plebejus argus coreanus

Merkushevka, 21 June

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Plebejus pseudaedon
Plebejus pseudaedon

in woodland on the Dalnegorsk to Tayga road, 24 June

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Plebejus pseudaedon
Plebejus pseudaedon

the same insect as in the previous photo

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