Family Nymphalidae, 'Admirals and Fritillaries'

              Updated 11 June 2019

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
Two-tailed Pasha, tasting retzina, One House Bay, Atoko, Ionian Isles, Greece, 16 June 2011
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
Purple Emperor, female, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 4 August 2011
Apatura iris
Purple Emperor, female, on a forest track near Ostoja Orlika, Grodek, N E Poland, 5 July 2018
Apatura iris
Purple Emperor, Finemere Wood, Buckinghamshire, England, 22 July 2013
Apatura iris
Purple Emperor, Finemere Wood, Buckinghamshire, England, 22 July 2013
Apatura iris
Purple Emperor, Finemere Wood, Buckinghamshire, England, 22 July 2013
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
Lesser Purple Emperor, also in the Gugny car park, N E Poland, 27 June 2018
Apatura ilia
Lesser Purple Emperor on the 'Gugny' forest track, Biebrzanski Park, N E Poland, 27 June 2018
Apatura ilia
Lesser Purple Emperor, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 4 August 2011
Thaleropis ionia
Ionian Emperor, Bahceli, Yusufeli, N E Turkey, 7 July 2009
Limenitis reducta
Southern White Admiral, Nestos bridge, Stravopouli, Rhodopi, Greece, 4 July 2013
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
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
Southern White Admiral, Viliell, Lleida, Spanish Pyrenees, 21 July 2012
Limenitis reducta
Southern White Admiral, the same individual as seen in the other 'buddleia' photo, 30 August 2016
Limenitis camilla
White Admiral, near Tapis, east of Mollo, Catalonia, Spain, 1 September 2016
Neptis sappho
Common Glider, Orseg National Park, Hungary, 10 August 2010
Neptis sappho
Common Glider, Diva Slatina, north-west Bulgaria, 20 July 2018
Neptis sappho
Common Glider, Diva Slatina, NW Bulgaria, 20 July 2018
Neptis sappho
Common Glider, Torockoszenrgyorgy Castle, Cluj, Romania, 28 July 2011
Neptis rivularis
Hungarian Glider, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 4 August 2011
Neptis rivularis
Hungarian Glider, Bekeny, Gheorgeni, Romania, 5 August 2011
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, Pelister National Park, Macedonia, 15 July 2015
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, forest track near Grodek, east of Bialystok, N E Poland, 4 July 2018
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, in reflective mood near the disused railway station at Grodek, N E Poland, 4 July 2018
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 3 August 2011
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, near Gugny in the Biebrzanski Narodowy Park, NE Poland, 27 June 2018
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 3 August 2011
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, in the small car park south of Gugny, Biebrzanski Park, N E Poland, 27 June 2018
Nymphalis antiopa
Camberwell Beauty, Kurucz Hill, Gheorgeni, Romania, 3 August 2011
Nymphalis polychloros
Large Tortoiseshell, out of hibernation, Ifrane, Middle Atlas, Morocco, 17 April 2007
Nymphalis polychloros
Large Tortoiseshell, Mount Chelmos, Peloponnese, Greece, 24 June 2005 (from 35mm slide)
Nymphalis xanthomelas
Yellow-legged Tortoiseshell, Yaylalar to Barhal road, Kascar mountains, N E Turkey, 15 July 2009
Inachis io
Peacock, Gubblecote Farm, Hertfordshire, England, 2 August 2013
Inachis io
Peacock, Whitbarrow, Morecambe Bay, Cumbria, England, 28 July 2007
Inachis 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
Inachis io
Peacock, Gait Barrow, Arnside, Cumbria, England, 30 July 2007
Aglais io
Peacock, near Grodek disused station, N E Poland, 4 July 2018
Nymphalis vaualbum
False Comma, Stara Planina, Serbia, 21 July 2018
Nymphalis vaualbum
False Comma, Stara Planina, Serbia, 21 July 2018
Vannesa atalanta
Red Admiral, Cholesbury Common, Buckinghamshire, England, 28 April 2011
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral, meadow south of Monki, N E Poland, 26 June 2018
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral, Cholesbury Common, Buckinghamshire, England, 28 April 2011
Vanessa vulcania
Canary Red Admiral, Mirador de la Cumbre, La Palma, Canaries, 2 February 2013
Araschnia levana
Map, Spring brood, Jarvselja Forest, Tartu, Estonia, 7 June 2012
Araschnia levana
Map, Spring brood, Saki, Tartu, Estonia, 7 June 2012
Araschnia levana
Map, Spring brood, Saki, Tartu, Estonia, 7 June 2012
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