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NYMPHALIDAE (fritillary and vanessid butterflies)

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Species Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758) (Small Tortoiseshell) 37     5
Species Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Purple Emperor) 10      
Species Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Ringlet) 14      
Species Argynnis adippe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (High Brown Fritillary)       1
Species Argynnis aglaja (Linnaeus, 1758) (Dark Green Fritillary) 6     2
Species Argynnis paphia (Linnaeus, 1758) (Silver-washed Fritillary) 46      
Species Boloria euphrosyne (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pearl-bordered Fritillary)       3
Species Boloria selene (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary) 5      
Informal (Boloria selene/euphrosyne) (small pearl-bordered or pearl-bordered fritillary) 7     3
Species Coenonympha pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Small Heath) 8      
Species Erebia aethiops (Esper, 1777) (Scotch Argus) 3     1
Species Erebia epiphron (Knoch, 1783) (Mountain Ringlet, Small Mountain Ringlet)       1
Species Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775) (Marsh Fritillary) 13     7
Species Hipparchia semele (Linnaeus, 1758) (Grayling) 9     1
Species Inachis io (Linnaeus, 1758) (Peacock Butterfly) 62      
Species Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1767) (Wall, Wall Brown) 5     1
Species Limenitis camilla (Linnaeus, 1764) (White Admiral) 10     1
Species Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758) (Meadow Brown) 5   2 1
Species Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758) (Marbled White) 7      
Species Melitaea athalia (Rottemburg, 1775) (Heath Fritillary) 6     3
Species Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758) (Glanville Fritillary)       2
Species Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus, 1758) (Camberwell Beauty)       1
Species Nymphalis polychloros (Linnaeus, 1758) (Large Tortoiseshell)       1
Species Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758) (Speckled Wood) 11      
Species Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758) (Comma) 21     1
Species Pyronia tithonus (Linnaeus, 1771) (Gatekeeper, Hedge Brown) 15      
Species Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Red Admiral) 44 6   2
Species Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758) (Painted Lady) 36     1
Informal (Nymphalidae (indet. Fritillary)) (unidentified fritillary butterfly) 68     14

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references to NYMPHALIDAE (fritillary and vanessid butterflies)

NYMPHALIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(hexapods)
INSECTA
(insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)
Ditrysia
(butterflies and most moths)
Macrolepidoptera
(macro-moths)
RHOPALOCERA
(butterflies)
PAPILIONOIDEA
(butterflies)
Microlepidoptera (via Apoditrysia)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 29 feeding and other relationships of NYMPHALIDAE (fritillary and vanessid butterflies)

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