THE BUTTERFLIES OF GREECE

The second revised and enlarged edition

 



First Edition: Athens 1997

Second Edition revised and enlarged: Athens 2009

ISBN: 978-960-92740-1-2




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Στο βιβλίο παρουσιάζονται τα εξής 234 είδη:             The following 234 species are presented in the book:

PAPILIONIDAE

Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758

Papilio alexanor Esper, 1800

Zerynthia polyxena (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Allancastria cerisy (Godart, 1824)

Allancastria cretica (Rebel, 1904)

Archon apollinus (Herbst, 1798)

Parnassius apollo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)


PIERIDAE

Aporia crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pieris mannii (Mayer, 1851)

Pieris ergane (Geyer, 1828)

Pieris napi (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pieris balcana Lorković, 1970

Pieris krueperi Staudinger, 1860

Pontia edusa (Fabricius, 1777)

Pontia chloridice (Hübner, 1813)

Euchloe ausonia (Hübner, 1806)

Euchloe penia (Freyer, 1851)

Anthocharis gruneri Herrich-Schäffer, 1851

Anthocharis cardamines (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anthocharis damone Boisduval, 1836

Colias crocea (Fourcroy, 1785)

Colias aurorina Herrich-Schäffer, 1850

Colias caucasica Staudinger, 1871

Colias alfacariensis Ribbe, 1905

Colias erate (Esper, 1805)

Gonepteryx rhamni (Linnaeus, 1758)

Gonepteryx farinosa ( Zeller, 1847)

Gonepteryx cleopatra (Linnaeus, 1767)

Leptidea sinapis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Leptidea reali Reissinger, 1989

Leptidea duponcheli (Staudinger, 1871)


DANAIDAE

Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)


RIODINIDAE

Hamearis lucina (Linnaeus, 1758)


LIBYTHEIDAE

Libythea celtis (Laicharting, 1782)


LYCAENIDAE

Thecla betulae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Neozephyrus quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Satyrium ledereri (Boisduval, 1848)

Satyrium acaciae (Fabricius, 1787)

Satyrium ilicis (Esper, 1779)

Satyrium w-album (Knoch, 1782)

Satyrium pruni (Linnaeus, 1758)

Satyrium spini (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Callophrys rubi (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lycaena phlaeas (Linnaeus, 1761)

Lycaena dispar (Haworth, 1802)

Lycaena virgaureae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lycaena alciphron (Rottemburg, 1775)

Lycaena ottomanus (Lefèbvre, 1830)

Lycaena tityrus (Poda, 1761)

Lycaena thersamon (Esper, 1784)

Lycaena thetis Klug, 1834

Lycaena candens (Herrich-Schäffer, 1844)

Zizeeria karsandra (Moore, 1865)

Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Leptodes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)

Tarucus balkanicus (Freyer, 1844)

Cupido decoloratus (Staudinger, 1886)

Cupido alcetas (Hoffmannsegg, 1804)

Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)

Cupido minimus (Fuessly, 1775)

Cupido osiris (Meigen, 1829)

Celastrina argiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Glaucopsyche alexis (Poda, 1761)

Turanana taygetica (Rebel, 1902)

Maculinea rebeli (Hirschke, 1904)

Maculinea arion (Linnaeus, 1758)

Iolana iolas (Ochsenheimer, 1816)

Pseudophilotes vicrama (Moore, 1865)

Pseudophilotes bavius (Eversmann, 1832)

Scolitantides orion (Pallas, 1771)

Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1845)

Plebeius pylaon (Fischer v. Waldheim, 1832)

Plebeius brethertoni Brown, 1976

Plebeius argus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Plebeius idas (Linnaeus, 1761)

Plebeius argyrognomon (Bergsträsser, 1779)

Plebeius loewii (Zeller, 1847)

Plebeius psylorita (Freyer, 1845)

Plebeius eurypilus (Freyer, 1851)

Plebeius pyrenaicus (Boisduval, 1840)

Aricia agestis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Aricia artaxerxes (Fabricius, 1793)

Aricia anteros (Freyer, 1838)

Aricia eumedon (Esper, 1780)

Polyommatus semiargus (Rottemburg, 1775)

Polyommatus damon (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Polyommatus iphigenia (Herrich-Schäffer, 1847)

Polyommatus admetus (Esper, 1783)

Polyommatus aroaniensis (Brown, 1976)

Polyommatus eleniae Coutsis & J. De Prince, 2005

Polyommatus ripartii (Freyer, 1830)

Polyommatus dantchenkoi Lukhtanov & Wiemers, 2003

Polyommatus nephohiptamenos (Brown & Coutsis, 1978)

Polyommatus coelestina (Eversmann, 1843)

Polyommatus daphnis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Polyommatus coridon (Poda, 1761)

Polyommatus bellargus (Rottemburg, 1775)

Polyommatus escheri (Hübner, 1823)

Polyommatus amanda (Schneider, 1792)

Polyommatus thersites (Cantener, 1835)

Polyommatus dorylas (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Polyommatus eroides (Frivaldszky, 1835)

Polyommatus menelaos Brown, 1976

Polyommatus icarus (Rottemburg, 1775)

Polyommatus andronicus Coutsis & Ghavalas, 1995


NYMPHALIDAE

Charaxes jasius (Linnaeus, 1767)

Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Apatura ilia (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Apatura metis Freyer, 1829

Limenitis populi (Linnaeus, 1758)

Limenitis camilla (Linnaeus, 1764)

Limenitis reducta Staudinger, 1901

Neptis sappho (Pallas, 1771)

Neptis rivularis (Scopoli, 1763)

Nymphalis xanthomelas (Esper, 1781)

Nymphalis polychloros (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Inachis io (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)

Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)

Polygonia egea (Cramer, 1775)

Araschnia levana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Argynnis pandora (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Argynnis paphia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Argynnis aglaja (Linnaeus, 1758)

Argynnis adippe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Argynnis niobe (Linnaeus, 1758)

Issoria lathonia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Brenthis hecate (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Brenthis daphne (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Boloria graeca (Staudinger, 1870)

Boloria euphrosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)

Boloria selene (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Boloria dia (Linnaeus, 1767)

Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Melitaea arduinna (Esper, 1783)

Melitaea phoebe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Melitaea telona Fruhstorfer, 1908

Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1778)

Melitaea trivia (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Melitaea athalia (Rottemburg, 1775)

Melitaea aurelia Nickerl, 1850

Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)


SATYRIDAE

Melanargia russiae (Esper, 1783)

Melanargia larissa (Geyer, 1828)

Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hipparchia fagi (Scopoli, 1763)

Hipparchia syriaca (Staudinger, 1871)

Hipparchia senthes (Frühstorfer, 1908)

Hipparchia delattini Kudrna, 1975

Hipparchia cretica (Rebel, 1916)

Hipparchia christenseni Kudrna, 1977

Hipparchia mersina (Staudinger, 1871)

Hipparchia pellucida (Stauder, 1923)

Hipparchia statilinus (Hufnagel, 1766)

Hipparchia fatua (Freyer, 1844)

Chazara briseis (Linnaeus, 1764)

Pseudochazara tisiphone Brown, 1980

Pseudochazara orestes De Prince & Poorten, 1981

Pseudochazara amymone Brown, 1976

Pseudochazara graeca (Staudinger, 1870)

Pseudochazara geyeri (Herrich-Schäffer, 1845)

Pseudochazara anthelea (Hübner, 1824)

Satyrus ferula (Fabricius, 1793)

Minois dryas (Scopoli, 1763)

Brintesia circe (Fabricius, 1775)

Arethusana arethusa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Erebia ligea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Erebia euryale (Esper, 1805)

Erebia aethiops (Esper, 1777)

Erebia medusa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Erebia epiphron (Knoch, 1783)

Erebia ottomana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851

Erebia cassioides (Reiner & Hochenwarth, 1792)

Erebia oeme (Hübner, 1804)

Erebia rhodopensis Nicholl, 1900

Erebia melas (Herbst, 1796)

Proterebia afra (Fabricius, 1787)

Ypthima asterope (Klug, 1832)

Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Maniola halicarnassus Thomson, 1987

Maniola telmessia (Zeller, 1847)

Maniola chia Thomson, 1987

Maniola megala (Oberthür, 1909)

Hyponephele lupina (O. Costa, 1836)

Hyponephele lycaon (Rottemburg, 1775)

Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pyronia tithonus (Linnaeus, 1771)

Pyronia cecilia (Vallantin, 1894)

Coenonympha thyrsis (Freyer, 1846)

Coenonympha pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Coenonympha arcania (Linnaeus, 1761)

Coenonympha leander (Esper, 1784)

Coenonympha glycerion (Borkhausen, 1788)

Coenonympha rhodopensis Elwes, 1900

Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lasiommata maera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lasiommata petropolitana (Fabricius, 1787)

Esperarge climene (Esper, 1783)

Kirinia roxelana (Cramer, 1777)


HESPERIIDAE

Pyrgus malvae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pyrgus alveus (Hübner, 1803)

Pyrgus armoricanus (Oberthür, 1910)

Pyrgus serratulae (Rambur, 1839)

Pyrgus sidae (Esper, 1784)

Pyrgus cinarae (Rambur, 1839)

Pyrgus carthami (Hübner, 1813)

Spialia orbifer (Hübner, 1823)

Spialia phlomidis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1845)

Muschampia tessellum (Hübner, 1803)

Muschampia proto (Ochsenheimer, 1808)

Carcharodus alceae (Esper, 1780)

Carcharodus orientalis (Reverdin, 1913)

Carcharodus lavatherae (Esper, 1783)

Carcharodus flocciferus (Zeller, 1847)

Carcharodus stauderi Reverdin, 1913

Erynnis tages (Linnaeus, 1758)

Erynnis marloyi (Boisduval, 1834)

Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)

Thymelicus acteon (Rottemburg, 1775)

Thymelicus lineola (Ochsenheimer, 1808)

Thymelicus sylvestris (Poda, 1761)

Thymelicus hyrax (Lederer, 1861)

Hesperia comma (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ochlodes sylvanus (Esper, 1777)

Gegenes pumilio (Hoffmannsegg, 1804)

Gegenes nostrodamus (Fabricius, 1793)

Pelopidas thrax (Hübner, 1821)

 
Thaleropis ionia Eversman, 1851
Deudorix livia  (Klug, 1834) 
Οι αναφορές για  την παρουσία των δύο αυτών είδών στην Ελλάδα  δεν επιβεβαιώθηκαν.  
 Records for the presence of these two species in Greece are not confirmed.

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Δείτε εδώ την αναθεωρημένη και επικαιροποιημένη ονοματολογία για όλες τις πεταλούδες της Ευρώπης (στις σελίδες 30-40).

Κατεβάστε εδώ www.bc-eig.org.uk/files/Download/EuropeanButterflies.xls

την λίστα σε EXCEL από την ιστοσελίδα του EIG.


See here a revised and up to date list for all the butterflies of Europe (in pages 30-40).

Download here www.bc-eig.org.uk/files/Download/EuropeanButterflies.xls

the list in EXCEL  from EIG home.

Μετά την ανακάλυψη του Clossiana selene (ANASTASSIU, H. T.: First recort of Clossiana selene in Greece (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Phegea 40 (1) (01.III.2012):15-16.),  του Melitaea syriaca ( van Oorschot, H. and J. Coutsis: The Genus Melitaea, tsikolovets Publications, 2014 ) και του νέου είδους Polyommatus timfristos ( VISHNEVSKAYA MS, SAIFITDINOVA AF, LUKHTANOV VA (2016): Karyosystematics and molecular taxonomy of the anomalous blue butterflies (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) from the Balkan Peninsula. Comparative Cytogenetics 10(5): 1–85. https://doi.org/10.3897/CompCytogen.v10i5.10944 )

τα είδη στην Ελλάδα ανέρχονται συνολικά             σε 238.


After the discovery of Clossiana selene (ANASTASSIU, H. T.: First recort of Clossiana selene in Greece (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Phegea 40 (1) (01.III.2012):15-16.),  of Melitaea syriaca ( van Oorschot, H. and J. Coutsis: The Genus Melitaea, tsikolovets Publications, 2014 ) and of the new species Polyommatus timfristos ( VISHNEVSKAYA MS, SAIFITDINOVA AF, LUKHTANOV VA (2016): Karyosystematics and molecular taxonomy of the anomalous blue butterflies (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) from the Balkan Peninsula. Comparative Cytogenetics 10(5): 1–85. https://doi.org/10.3897/CompCytogen.v10i5.10944 )

the total number of species in Greece is now 238.