LYCAENIDAE

SPAIN Lycaenidae

Thecla quercus
Thecla quercus

Purple Hairstreak, near Tapis, Catalonia, Eastern Pyrenees, Spain, 1 September 2016

Laeosopis roboris
Laeosopis roboris

Spanish Purple Hairstreak, towards Estana, Lleida, Spanish Pyrenees, 20 July 2012,

Satyrium esculi
Satyrium esculi

False Ilex Hairstreak, Tudes, Picos de Europa, Spain, 14 July 2014

Satyrium spini
Satyrium spini

Blue-spot Hairstreak, meadow next to the Hotel Cueva del Fraile, Buenache, Cuenca, Spain, 29 June 2011

Satyrium spini
Satyrium spini

Blue-spot Hairstreak, Las Tuercas, Villaescusa de las Torres, Cantabria, Spain, 15 July 2014

Satyrium w-album
Satyrium w-album

White-letter Hairstreak, towards Estana, Lleida, Spanish Pyrenees, 20 July 2012

Tomares ballus
Tomares ballus

Provence Hairstreak nectaring on Scilla peruviana at Bustos Altos, Ubrique, Cadiz Province, Spain, 24 April 2010

Tomares ballus
Tomares ballus

Provence Hairstreak, in this position the butterfly is superbly well camouflaged resembling the bursting flower buds of Scilla peruviana at Bustos Altos, Ubrique, Cadiz Province, Spain, 24 April 2010

Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, Barranco del Jurado, Tijarafe, La Palma, Canaries, 8 February 2013

Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, probably recently emerged showing blue colouration on the forewing outer margin at Ermita de la Virgen del Pino, La Palma, Canaries, 2 February 2013

Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

small Copper, Boniches, Canete, Serrania de Cuenca, Spain, 2 July 2011

Lycaena vigaureae
Lycaena vigaureae

Scarce Copper, male ssp miegii, Llanaves de la Reina gorge, Cordillera Cantabrica, Spain, 12 July 2014

Lycaena vigaureae
Lycaena vigaureae

Scarce Copper, male, Llanaves de la Reina gorge, Cordillera Cantabrica, Spain, 12 July 2014

Lycaena vigaureae
Lycaena vigaureae

Scarce Copper, Marie de Deu de Bastanist, Lleida, Spanish Pyrenees, 20 July 2012

Lycaena vigaureae
Lycaena vigaureae

Scarce Copper on Eryngium at Vallter 2000 ski station, Catalonia, Eastern Pyrenees, Spain, 27 August 2016

Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, male, Espinama, Picos de Europa, Spain, 10 July 2014

Lycaena alciphron
Lycaena alciphron

Purple-shot Copper ssp gordius, male, Masella, Girona, Spanish Pyrenees, 22 July 2012

Lampides boeticus
Lampides boeticus

Long-tailed Blue, Pajaroncillo, Sierra de las Cuerdas, Cuenca, Spain, 5 July 2011

Lampides boeticus
Lampides boeticus

Long-tailed Blue in the meadow adjacent to the Hotel Cueva del Fraile, Buenache, Cuenca, Spain, 30 June 2011

Cacyreus marshalli
Cacyreus marshalli

Geranium Bronze, the first record of this species on la Palma at the Barranco del Carmen, Santa Cruz, Canaries, 7 February 2013

Cacyreus marshalli
Cacyreus marshalli

Geranium Bronze, Barranco del Carmen, Santa Cruz, La Palma, Canaries, 7 February 2013

Cyclyrius webbianus
Cyclyrius webbianus

Canary Blue, male, Ermita de la Virgen del Pino, La Palma, Canaries, 2 February 2013

Cyclyrius webbianus
Cyclyrius webbianus

Canary Blue, female, Barranco de las Angustias, Los Llanos, La Palma, Canaries, 3 February 2013

Cyclyrius webbianus
Cyclyrius webbianus

Canary Blue, Barranco de las Angustias, Los Llanos, La Palma, Canaries, 3 February 2013

Zizeeria knysna
Zizeeria knysna

African Grass Blue, roosting at dusk, Barranco de las Angustias, Los Llanos, La Palma, Canaries, 3 February 2013

Everes argiades
Everes argiades

Short-tailed Blue, Beges, Picos de Europa, Spain, 16 July 2014

Everes alcetas
Everes alcetas

Provencal Short-tailed Blue, towards Coll de la Boixeda, south of Mollo, Catalonia, Eastern Pyrenees, Spain, 30 August 2016

Cupido minimus
Cupido minimus

Small Blue, Beges, Picos de Europa, Spain, 16 July 2014

Cupido lorquinii
Cupido lorquinii

Lorquin's Blue, male, Puerto del Viento, Ronda, Malaga Province, Spain, 29 April 2010

Cupido lorquinii
Cupido lorquinii

Lorquin's Blue, Puerto del Viento, Ronda, Malaga Province, Spain, 29 April 2010

Glaucopsyche alexis
Glaucopsyche alexis

Green-underside Blue, male, Rio Guadiaro, Benaojan, Malaga Province, Spain, 27 April 2010

Glaucopsyche melanops
Glaucopsyche melanops

Black-eyed Blue, Grazalema Natural Park, Cadiz Province, Spain, 25 April 2010

Glaucopsyche melanops
Glaucopsyche melanops

Black-eyed Blue, Grazalema Natural Park, Cadiz Province, Spain, 28 April 2010

Glaucopsyche melanops
Glaucopsyche melanops

Black-eyed Blue, forewing underside spot aberration, Grazalema Natural Park, Cadiz Province, Spain, 28 April 2010

Phengaris nausithous
Phengaris nausithous

Dusky Large Blue, Mostajal Bog, Picos de Europa, Spain, July 2014

Pseudophilotes panoptes
Pseudophilotes panoptes

Panoptes Blue, male, Sierra de Nieves, Ronda, Malaga Province, Spain, 26 April 2010

Pseudophilotes panoptes
Pseudophilotes panoptes

Panoptes or False Baton Blue (P.abencerragus), west side of Rio Grande north out of Berchules, Alpujarras, Spain, 21 May 2006. These two species are very difficult to tell apart!

Pseudophilotes panoptes
Pseudophilotes panoptes

Panoptes Blue, Cueva de Pileta, Benaojan, Malaga Province, Spain, 27 April 2010

Pseudophilotes panoptes
Pseudophilotes panoptes

Panoptes Blue, Cueva de Pileta, Benaojan, Malaga Province, Spain, 29 April 2010

Pseudophilotes abencerragus
Pseudophilotes abencerragus

False Baton Blue, Cueva de Pileta, Benaojan, Malaga Province, Spain, 24 April 2010

Pseudophilotes abencerragus
Pseudophilotes abencerragus

False Baton Blue, Cueva de Pileta, Benaojan, Malaga Province, Spain, 27 April 2010

Pseudophilotes abencerragus
Pseudophilotes abencerragus

False Baton Blue, Cueva de Pileta, Benaojan, Malaga Province, Spain, 27 April 2010

Plebejus pylaon
Plebejus pylaon

Zephyr Blue, male, Torrijas, Sierra de Javalambre, Teruel, Spain, 4 July 2011

Plebejus pylaon
Plebejus pylaon

Zephyr Blue, female, Torrijas, Sierra de Javalambre, Teruel, Spain, 4 July 2011

Plebejus pylaon
Plebejus pylaon

Zephyr Blue, Torrijas, Sierra de Javalambre, Teruel, Spain, 4 July 2011

Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, male, Beges, Picos de Europa, Spain, July 2014

Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, male, form hypochionus, Torrijas, Sierra de Javalambre, Teruel, Spain, 4 July 2011

Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, Mostajal Bog, Valdeon, Cantabria, Spain,16 July 2014

Aricia cramera
Aricia cramera

Spanish Brown Argus, Benaojan, Malaga Province, Spain, 23 April 2010

Aricia cramera
Aricia cramera

Spanish Brown Argus, Puerto de Punta Garda, La Palma, Canaries, 6 February 2013