Butterflies of Britain and Europe
This butterfly guide covers 444 species, with each species fully illustrated with paintings of the male, female and all major forms, varieties and sub-species. The text covers all taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, vari ation, habitat and behaviour.
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absent according to altitude according to locality Agrodiaetus Algeria Alpes-Maritimes Alps amongst areas Austria Balkans basal Behaviour Bivoltine Blue Plate Blue Q brown Bulgaria bushy places butterflies Canary Islands Cantabrian Mts Captive larvae Chelmos Coenonympha Corsica damp dark Description and Variation developed diapause discal Distribution Europe European Turkey female Fennoscandia Flight-period flowery places France Fritillary Plate grassy Grayling Greece Habitat Hibernates High Atlas Hipparchia Italy July/August June/late laid larvae Larvae attended larvae feed Late Life-history Male upf Male ups gc massif Mediterranean islands Middle Atlas Morocco NW Africa ocelli orange pale paler pd band pd spots Polyvoltine Portugal pupa Pupates Pyrenees Pyrgus Range Republic of Macedonia require confirmation Resembles nominate Resembles nominate form Ringlet Plate Sardinia scrub sexes Sicily small larva sometimes Spain species submarginal suffusion Sweden Switzerland Tunisia unh gc Univoltine Urals usually variable Voltinism woodland clearings yellow