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The Nymphalidae - Libytheidae, Charaxes, Limenitidinae and Apaturinae

This page includes all the pictures of Libytheidae (Nettle-tree), Charaxes (Two-tailed Pasha) Limenitidinae (White Admirals) and Apaturinae (Emperors) - photographed in Europe and shown on the original 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 . . .

Nettle-tree Butterfly (Libythea celtis)
Two-tailed Pasha (Charaxes jasius)
Thaleropis ionia
Poplar Admiral (Limenitis populi)
Southern White Admiral (Limenitus reducta)
Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)
Freyer's Purple Emperor (Apatura metis)
Lesser Purple Emperor (Apatura ilia)
Photo Library Index



Species Name

Scientific Name

Nettle-tree Butterfly

Libythea celtis

Nettle-tree Butterfly 2005 - Clive Burrows


Greece
© photo: Clive Burrows





Species Name

Scientific Name

Two-tailed Pasha

Charaxes jasius

Two-tailed Pasha 2006 - Roger Gibbons

Southern France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Two-tailed Pasha 2005 - Clive Burrows

Two-tailed Pasha 2001 - Toby Austin



© photo: Clive Burrows

Spain
© photo: Toby Austin

Two-tailed Pasha 2001 - Liz Goodyear

Two-tailed Pasha 2001- Michael Goodyear

Corsica
France
© photo: Liz Goodyear
Corsica
France
© photo: Michael Goodyear

Two-tailed Pasha 2003 - Clive Burrows

Two-tailed Pasha 2003 - Richard Bigg


Gibralter
© photo: Clive Burrows
Provence
France
© photo:Richard Bigg

Two-tailed Pasha 2004 - Jeff Davies

Two-tailed Pasha 2004 - Jeff Davies

Sierra de la Plata, Tarifa, Andalucia
Spain
© photo: Jeff Davies
Sierra de la Plata, Tarifa, Andalucia
Spain
© photo: Jeff Davies

Two-tailed Pasha 2004 - Jeff Davies

Two-tailed Pasha 2003 - Clive Burrows

Sierra de la Plata, Tarifa, Andalucia
Spain
© photo: Jeff Davies

Gibralter
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Thaleropis ionia

Thaleropis ionia 2001 - Clive Burrows


Turkey
© photo: Clive Burrows





Species Name

Scientific Name

Poplar Admiral

Limenitis populi

no image








Species Name

Scientific Name

Southern White Admiral

Limenitus reducta

Southern White Admiral 2006 - Roger Gibbons

Southern White Admiral 2004 - Liz Goodyear

Les Arcs, Var
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons
Cereste
France
© photo: Liz Goodyear



Species Name

Scientific Name

59.022 BF1585 - Purple Emperor

Apatura iris

Purple Emperor 2006 - Clive Burrows

Purple Emperor 2006 - Clive Burrows

Dolomites
© photo: Clive Burrows
Dolomites
© photo: Clive Burrows

Purple Emperor 2006 - Clive Burrows

Purple Emperor 2006 - Clive Burrows

Dolomites
© photo: Clive Burrows
Dolomites
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Lesser Purple Emperor

Apatura ilia

Lesser Purple Emperor 2005 - Roger Gibbons

Lesser Purple Emperor 2006 - Roger Gibbons

form clytie
Pyrenees
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons
Vercors National Park just south of Grenoble
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Lesser Purple Emperor 2006 - Roger Gibbons

Lesser Purple Emperor 2008 - John Murray

Vercors National Park just south of Grenoble
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons
Royat Parc Thermale, France - 18th July 2008
© photo: John Murray



Species Name

Scientific Name

Freyer's Purple Emperor

Apatura metis

Freyer's Purple Emperor 2005 - Clive Burrows


Greece
© photo: Clive Burrows





Nettle-tree Butterfly (Libythea celtis)
Two-tailed Pasha (Charaxes jasius)
Thaleropis ionia
Poplar Admiral (Limenitis populi)
Southern White Admiral (Limenitus reducta)
Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)
Freyer's Purple Emperor (Apatura metis)
Lesser Purple Emperor (Apatura ilia)
Photo Library Index

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