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Gatekeeper Butterfly

Only those species with a dedicated page are listed below. Use Search to find listings for dozens of other species on this website.

Common Name Latin Name
Wood-cricket Nemobius sylvestris
Southern Hawker Aeschna cyanea
Large White Pieris brassicae
Small White Artogeia rapae
Green Veined White Pieris napi
Wood White Leptidea sinapsis
Orange Tip Anthocharis cardamines
Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni
Clouded Yellow Colias crocea
Red Admiral Vanessa Atalanta
Painted Lady Cynthia cardui
Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae
Peacock Inachis io
Comma Polygonia c-album
Silver-washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia
Speckled Wood Parage aegeria
Marbled White Melanargia galathea
Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus
Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina
Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus
Large Skipper Ochlodes veratus
Purple Hairstreak Quercusia quercus
Small Copper Lycaena phlaeus
Common Blue Polyommatus icarus
Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus


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Other Web Site Links:

Dragonflies: British Dragonfly Society  Worldwide Dragonfly Association   Dragonflies & Damselflies

Butterflies & Moths: The Butterfly Website (with many links to other related websites) UK Moths
Introduction to Lepidoptera 

General Entomology:  The Royal Entomological Society   Amateur Entomologists Society  The AES Bug Club
Insecta   Insect World   World's Most Notorious Bugs