Family Nymphalidae, 'Admirals and Fritillaries'

Nymphalidae

Charaxes jasius
Charaxes jasius

Two-tailed Pasha, aboard the yacht Tessera off One House Bay, Atoko, Ionian Islands, Greece, attracted by the chance to imbibe retzina on 16 June 2011. Exactly the same behaviour occurred at the same bay on 3 October 2007!

Charaxes jasius
Charaxes jasius

Two-tailed Pasha, tasting retzina, One House Bay, Atoko, Ionian Isles, Greece, 16 June 2011

Charaxes jasius
Charaxes jasius

Two-tailed Pasha taking minerals from the edge of a stream near Tapis, east of Mollo, Catalonia, Spain on 1 September 2016

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor, female, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 4 August 2011

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor, female, on a forest track near Ostoja Orlika, Grodek, N E Poland, 5 July 2018

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor, Finemere Wood, Buckinghamshire, England, 22 July 2013

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor, Finemere Wood, Buckinghamshire, England, 22 July 2013

Apatura iris
Apatura iris

Purple Emperor, Finemere Wood, Buckinghamshire, England, 22 July 2013

Apatura ilia
Apatura ilia

Lesser Purple Emperor, in the small car park across from the track south of Gugny leading into the Biebrzanski Park, N E Poland, 27 June 2018

Apatura ilia
Apatura ilia

Lesser Purple Emperor, also in the Gugny car park, N E Poland, 27 June 2018

Apatura ilia
Apatura ilia

Lesser Purple Emperor on the 'Gugny' forest track, Biebrzanski Park, N E Poland, 27 June 2018

Apatura ilia
Apatura ilia

Lesser Purple Emperor, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 4 August 2011

Thaleropis ionia
Thaleropis ionia

Ionian Emperor, Bahceli, Yusufeli, N E Turkey, 7 July 2009

Limenitis reducta
Limenitis reducta

Southern White Admiral, Nestos bridge, Stravopouli, Rhodopi, Greece, 4 July 2013

Limenitis reducta
Limenitis reducta

Southern White Admiral, taking nectar from one of the many invasive buddleia bushes near Rocabruna, east of Mollo, Catalonia, Spain, on 30 August 2016

Limenitis reducta
Limenitis reducta

Southern White admiral taking evening nectar from the blossom of Vitex agnus-castus, the Chaste Tree, on the Ionian Island of Kastos, 31 July 2016

Limenitis reducta
Limenitis reducta

Southern White Admiral, Viliell, Lleida, Spanish Pyrenees, 21 July 2012

Limenitis reducta
Limenitis reducta

Southern White Admiral, the same individual as seen in the other 'buddleia' photo, 30 August 2016

Limenitis camilla
Limenitis camilla

White Admiral, near Tapis, east of Mollo, Catalonia, Spain, 1 September 2016

Neptis sappho
Neptis sappho

Common Glider, Orseg National Park, Hungary, 10 August 2010

Neptis sappho
Neptis sappho

Common Glider, Diva Slatina, north-west Bulgaria, 20 July 2018

Neptis sappho
Neptis sappho

Common Glider, Diva Slatina, NW Bulgaria, 20 July 2018

Neptis sappho
Neptis sappho

Common Glider, Torockoszenrgyorgy Castle, Cluj, Romania, 28 July 2011

Neptis rivularis
Neptis rivularis

Hungarian Glider, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 4 August 2011

Neptis rivularis
Neptis rivularis

Hungarian Glider, Bekeny, Gheorgeni, Romania, 5 August 2011

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, Pelister National Park, Macedonia, 15 July 2015

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, forest track near Grodek, east of Bialystok, N E Poland, 4 July 2018

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, in reflective mood near the disused railway station at Grodek, N E Poland, 4 July 2018

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 3 August 2011

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, near Gugny in the Biebrzanski Narodowy Park, NE Poland, 27 June 2018

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 3 August 2011

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, in the small car park south of Gugny, Biebrzanski Park, N E Poland, 27 June 2018

Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphalis antiopa

Camberwell Beauty, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 3 August 2011

Nymphalis polychloros
Nymphalis polychloros

Large Tortoiseshell, out of hibernation, Ifrane, Middle Atlas, Morocco, 17 April 2007

Nymphalis polychloros
Nymphalis polychloros

Large Tortoiseshell, Mount Chelmos, Peloponnese, Greece, 24 June 2005 (from 35mm slide)

Nymphalis xanthomelas
Nymphalis xanthomelas

Yellow-legged Tortoiseshell, Yaylalar to Barhal road, Kascar mountains, N E Turkey, 15 July 2009

Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock, Gubblecote Farm, Hertfordshire, England, 2 August 2013

Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock, Whitbarrow, Morecambe Bay, Cumbria, England, 28 July 2007

Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock. This insect had survived the winter in excellent condition as a 'hibernator' and is seen here soaking up some early spring sunshine at Steps Hill, near Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, England on 20 April 2016

Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock, Gait Barrow, Arnside, Cumbria, England, 30 July 2007

Aglais io
Aglais io

Peacock, near Grodek disused station, N E Poland, 4 July 2018

Nymphalis vaualbum
Nymphalis vaualbum

False Comma, Stara Planina, Serbia, 21 July 2018

Nymphalis vaualbum
Nymphalis vaualbum

False Comma, Stara Planina, Serbia, 21 July 2018

Vannesa atalanta
Vannesa atalanta

Red Admiral, Cholesbury Common, Buckinghamshire, England, 28 April 2011

Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral, meadow south of Monki, N E Poland, 26 June 2018

Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral, Cholesbury Common, Buckinghamshire, England, 28 April 2011

Vanessa vulcania
Vanessa vulcania

Canary Red Admiral, Ermita de la Virgen del Pino, La Palma, Canaries, 2 February 2013

Vanessa vulcania
Vanessa vulcania

Canary Red Admiral, Mirador de la Cumbre, La Palma, Canaries, 2 February 2013

Vanessa vulcania
Vanessa vulcania

Canary Red Admiral, as in the previous photo

Vanessa vulcania
Vanessa vulcania

Canary Red Admiral, underside of the previously illustrated butterfly