NYMPHALIDAE
 
 
This page can help you identify the butterfly you have seen if it belongs to the Nymphalidae family :  
   
1) look at the butterfly thumbnails below and determine the genus or species which most closely matches your butterfly  
   
2) then find the genus or the species in the alphabetic index and check the species pages by clicking on the latin names  
   
Agl --> Ere Eup --> Van Illustration of the main genera or species
Arethusana boabdil
Argynnis adippe [see Fabriciana adippe]
Argynnis aglaja [see Speyeria aglaja]
Argynnis elisa [see Fabriciana elisa]
Argynnis niobe [see Fabriciana niobe]
Boloria dia
Boloria eunomia
Boloria euphrosyne
Boloria graeca
Boloria napaea
Clossiana sp. [see Boloria sp]
Coenonympha arcania
Coenonympha corinna
Coenonympha darwiniana [see C.macromma]
Cynthia cardui [see Vanessa cardui]
Erebia cassioides [see Erebia arvernensis]
Erebia epiphron
Erebia epistygne
Erebia euryale
Erebia gorge
Erebia gorgone
Erebia hispana [see Erebia rondoui]
Erebia lefebvrei
Melitaea didyma
Melitaea helvetica [see Melitaea celadussa]
Melitaea ignasiti
Melitaea phoebe
Melitaea varia
Mellicta sp. [see Melitaea sp.]
Apatura sp.
Limenitis sp.
Melanargia sp.
Hipparchia sp.
 
Araschnia levana
 
Aphantopus hyperantus
Coenonympha sp.
Maniola jurtina
 
Pyronia sp.
Libythea celtis
Erebia sp.
Euphydryas sp.
Brenthis sp.
Fabriciana sp.
Melitaea sp.
Argynnis sp.
Lasiommata sp.
Boloria sp.
Vanessa cardui
Polygonia sp.
Aglais urticae
Nymphalis polychloros
Vanessa atalanta
Nymphalis antiopa
Inachis io

 
 
TABLE OF CONTENT (of species pages)
 photo available         species not pictured yet
 
fam. NYMPHALIDAE male female pair larva egg chrysalis last update
Aglais ichnusa           30/01/2022
Aglais urticae   11/03/2023
Apatura ilia       04/05/2019
Apatura iris         04/05/2019
Aphantopus hyperantus       13/01/2023
Araschnia levana   24/10/2013
Arethusana arethusa       21/02/2024
Arethusana boabdil           26/02/2023
Argynnis pandora         26/04/2020
Argynnis paphia       02/02/2015
Boloria aquilonaris         17/03/2013
Boloria dia   05/02/2015
Boloria eunomia         28/04/2020
Boloria euphrosyne   17/01/2021
Boloria graeca         12/05/2018
Boloria napaea         12/05/2018
Boloria pales         29/01/2022
Boloria selene         09/05/2020
Boloria titania     16/05/2020
Brenthis daphne     03/02/2021
Brenthis hecate       14/05/2023
Brenthis ino       03/02/2021
Brintesia circe       17/01/2021
Charaxes jasius     08/04/2018
Chazara briseis       25/01/2017
Coenonympha arcania       03/04/2022
Coenonympha corinna           26/04/2020
Coenonympha dorus         03/04/2022
Coenonympha gardetta       06/02/2022
Coenonympha glycerion       06/02/2021
Coenonympha hero         06/02/2024
Coenonympha macromma         05/02/2021
Coenonympha oedippus         14/11/2013
Coenonympha pamphilus       03/04/2022
Coenonympha tullia         17/03/2013
Erebia aethiopellus         17/11/2013
Erebia aethiops       22/02/2015
Erebia alberganus       12/02/2021
Erebia arvernensis       12/02/2021
Erebia epiphron       13/02/2021
Erebia epistygne         02/06/2019
Erebia euryale       19/03/2023
Erebia gorge         14/02/2021
Erebia gorgone         22/02/2015
Erebia lefebvrei         06/02/2021
Erebia ligea         22/02/2015
Erebia manto         21/02/2024
Erebia medusa         17/03/2013
Erebia melampus         20/01/2015
Erebia meolans     13/02/2021
Erebia mnestra           17/03/2013
Erebia montana         17/01/2021
Erebia neoridas         04/02/2022
Erebia oeme       13/02/2021
Erebia ottomana         17/03/2013
Erebia pandrose         15/01/2022
Erebia pharte           08/02/2024
Erebia pluto           28/04/2019
Erebia pronoe       04/05/2019
Erebia rondoui     16/01/2022
Erebia scipio           17/03/2013
Erebia sudetica         28/04/2019
Erebia sthennyo         03/07/2020
Erebia triarius         21/01/2022
Euphydryas aurinia   19/02/2024
Euphydryas beckeri       05/04/2021
Euphydryas cynthia     03/04/2018
Euphydryas desfontainii         05/06/2021
Euphydryas intermedia           17/03/2013
Euphydryas maturna         19/06/2023
Fabriciana adippe     23/02/2024
Fabriciana elisa         26/04/2020
Fabriciana niobe       23/02/2024
Hipparchia aristaeus           26/04/2020
Hipparchia alcyone       08/02/2024
Hipparchia fagi         08/02/2024
Hipparchia fidia         01/12/2013
Hipparchia genava       08/02/2024
Hipparchia neomiris           26/04/2020
Hipparchia semele         16/03/2023
Hipparchia statilinus       04/02/2021
Hyponephele lupina         11/02/2022
Hyponephele lycaon       11/02/2022
Inachis io     23/05/2019
Issoria lathonia     16/05/2020
Lasiommata maera   08/05/2020
Lasiommata megera     30/05/2015
Lasiommata paramegaera       03/03/2021
Lasiommata petropolitana       20/04/2019
Libythea celtis       05/05/2019
Limenitis camilla       30/05/2015
Limenitis populi           10/03/2012
Limenitis reducta   08/05/2020
Lopinga achine       23/02/2024
Maniola jurtina     13/03/2022
Melanargia galathea     07/03/2021
Melanargia occitanica     04/03/2021
Melanargia lachesis         04/03/2021
Melanargia russiae       13/03/2022
Melitaea athalia         23/06/2021
Melitaea aurelia         13/12/2021
Melitaea cinxia   12/02/2022
Melitaea deione       17/03/2023
Melitaea diamina       12/02/2022
Melitaea didyma 23/05/2021
Melitaea celadussa   21/11/2021
Melitaea ignasiti       31/07/2020
Melitaea parthenoides   05/06/2021
Melitaea phoebe   12/02/2022
Melitaea varia       29/05/2021
Minois dryas       06/03/2021
Nymphalis antiopa         25/02/2023
Nymphalis polychloros     13/03/2022
Oeneis glacialis           17/03/2013
Pararge aegeria   03/04/2022
Polygonia c-album   03/04/2022
Polygonia egea         10/05/2019
Pyronia bathseba       31/01/2021
Pyronia cecilia         31/01/2021
Pyronia tithonus         31/01/2021
Satyrus actaea         15/06/2019
Satyrus ferula       19/03/2022
Speyeria aglaja     27/12/2021
Vanessa atalanta   18/03/2022
Vanessa cardui   14/02/2021