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Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Lycanenidae 2 - Theclinae
(The Hairstreaks)

This page includes all the pictures of Hairstreaks photographed in Europe and shown on the Sightings page

Note: Photographs are accepted as being correctly identified by the named photographer and this website accepts no responsibility for misidentification. It is noted that some species can be found in Great Britain but are included as the photograph was taken in another European country. No details of distribution or status will be given.

Links to species on this page . . .
Ilex Hairstreak (Satyrium ilicis)
False Ilex Hairstreak (Satyrium esculi)
Purple Hairstreak (Favonius quercus )
Spanish Purple Hairstreak (Laeosopis roboris)
Sloe Hairstreak (Satyrium acaciae)
Blue-spot Hairstreak (Satyrium spini)
Lycanenidae 1 - Lycaeninae - Coppers
Lycanenidae 3 - Polyommatinae - Blues
Photo Library Index



Species Name

Scientific Name

Ilex Hairstreak

Satyrium ilicis

Ilex Hairstreak 2004 - Clive Burrows


Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows





Species Name

Scientific Name

False Ilex Hairstreak

Satyrium esculi

False Ilex Hairstreak


Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows





Species Name

Scientific Name

61.004 BF1557 - Purple Hairstreak

Favonius quercus

Purple Hairstreak 2003 - Clive Burrows

Maritime Alps
France
© photo: Clive Burrows




Species Name

Scientific Name

Spanish Purple Hairstreak

Laeosopis roboris

Spanish Purple Hairstreak - Roger Gibbons

Southern France
© photo: Roger Gibbons




Species Name

Scientific Name

Sloe Hairstreak

Satyrium acaciae

Sloe Hairstreak 2006 - Roger Gibbons

Sloe Hairstreak 2004 - Clive Burrows


Les Arcs, Var
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Blue-spot Hairstreak 

Satyrium spini

Blue-spot Hairstreak 2003 - Clive Burrows

Blue-spot Hairstreak 2006 - Roger Gibbons


Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows
Risoul, Alpes du Haute Provence
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Blue-spot Hairstreak 2005 - Ian Hardy


Spain
© photo: Ian Hardy





Ilex Hairstreak (Satyrium ilicis)
False Ilex Hairstreak (Satyrium esculi)
Purple Hairstreak (Favonius quercus )
Spanish Purple Hairstreak (Laeosopis roboris)
Sloe Hairstreak (Satyrium acaciae)
Blue-spot Hairstreak (Satyrium spini)
Lycanenidae 1 - Lycaeninae - Coppers
Lycanenidae 3 - Polyommatinae - Blues
Photo Library Index

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