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Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Nymphalidae - Nymphalinae (1)
(Nymphalinae)

This page includes all the pictures of British Nymphalinae excluding Fritillaries and shown on the original sightings page

Links to species on this page . . .
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Peacock (Agalis io)
Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Camberwell Beauty (Nymphalis antiopa)
Large Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis polychloros)
Comma (Polygonia c-album)
Photo Library Index



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.023 BF1590 - Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

Common Resident and Migrant

Red Admiral 2011 - Dave Miller

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Red Admiral 2010 - Dave Miller

Red Admiral 2010 - Dave Miller

Red Admiral 2010 - Robin Pearson

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson

Red Admiral 2010 - Lee Hurrell

Red Admiral 2010 - Lee Hurrell

Red Admiral 2010 - Dave Miller

Horsenden Hill
© photo: Lee Hurrell
Horsenden Hill
© photo: Lee Hurrell
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Red Admiral egg 2006 - Nick Bowles

Red Admiral 1st Instar 12.11.06 - Nick Bowles

possible parasitic wasp - Nick Bowles

egg
Tring
© photo: Nick Bowles
1st instar larva on 12th November 2006!
Tring
© photo: Nick Bowles
Parasitic wasp close to Red Admiral egg?
Tring
© photo: Nick Bowles

Red Admiral ova 2007 - Nick Bowles

Red Admiral 2007 - Robin Pearson

Red Admiral 2007 - Robin Pearson

Red Admiral ova - November 2007!
Tring
© photo: Nick Bowles
Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson

Red Admiral 2008 - Helen George

Red Admiral 2008 - Dave Miller

Red Admiral 2008 - Dave Miller

Hayes, Middlesex
© photo: Helen George
Stanwell Moor garden
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor garden
© photo: Dave Miller

Red Admirals 2008 - Robin Pearson

Red Admiral 2008 - Dave Miller

Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
Watford
© photo: Archie Lang

Red Admiral 13.11.06 - Helen George

Red Admiral 2007 - Sezar Hikmet

Red Admiral 2007 - Sezar Hikmet

13th November 2006
Hayes, Middlesex
© photo: Helen George
8th March 2007
Kew Gardens
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Inns Lake
© photo: Sezar Hikmet

Red Admiral 2006 - Andrew Wood

Red Admirals 2006 - Andrew Wood

Red Admirals 2006 - Richard Harrington

Bengeo
© photo: Andrew Wood
1st November 2006!
Bengeo
© photo: Andrew Wood
29th October 2006!
Harpenden
© photo: Richard Harrington

Red Admirals 2006 - Robin Pearson

Red Admiral 2006 - Lee Browne

4 Red Admirals 27.10.06 - Mark Barclay

Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne
4 Red Admirals on 27th October 2006
Hampstead
© photo: Mark Barclay

Red Admiral 2006 - Sezar Hikmet

Red Admiral 2006 - Sezar Hikmet

1 Red Admiral 15.11.06 - Mark Barclay

Stockers Farm
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Stockers Farm
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
1 Red Admiral on 15th November 2006
Hampstead
© photo: Mark Barclay

Red Admiral 2005 - Richard Bigg

Red Admiral 2002 - Andrew Wood

Red Admiral 2002 - Liz Goodyear


© photo: Richard Bigg

© photo: Andrew Wood

© photo: Liz Goodyear

Red Admiral 2003 - Clive Burrows

Red Admiral 2005 - Archie Lang

Red Admiral 2005 - Marion Moss


© photo: Clive Burrows

© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: Marion Moss

Red Admiral 2004 - Steven Penn

Red Admiral 2005 - Andrew Wood

Red Admiral 2007 - Clive Burrows


© photo: Steven Penn

© photo: Andrew Wood
Bricket Wood
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.024 BF1591 - Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui

Migrant

Painted Lady Egg 2003 - Helen Bantock

Painted Lady empty egg case 17.05.03 - Andrew Middleton

Painted Lady larva 23.5.03 - Andrew Middleton

Egg laid 10th May 2003
© photo: Helen Bantock
Empty egg case 17th May 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton
Larva 24th May 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton

Painted Lady larva 04.06.03 - Andrew Middleton

Painted Lady Pupa - Andrew Middleton

Painted Lady pupa changing colour - Andrew Middleton

Larva 4th June 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton
Pupa 10th June 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton
Pupa changing colour 18th June 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton

Painted Lady emerged 18.06.03 - Andrew Middleton

Painted Lady upperside 18.6.03 - Andrew Middleton

Painted Lady 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Emerged 18th June 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton
Fully emerged 18th June 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton
Waterford Heath 7th May 2006
© photo: Sandra Standbridge

Painted Lady 2010 - Malcolm Newland

Painted Lady 2009 - Clive Burrows

Painted Lady 2010 - Nick Bowles

Hemel Hempstead garden
© photo: Malcolm Newland
Ovaltine Fields, Abbots Langley
© photo: Clive Burrows
Tring
© photo: Nick Bowles

Painted Lady 2007 - David Gompertz

Painted Lady 2007 - Steve Lane

Painted Lady 2007 - Graham Elcombe

Fir & Pond Wood
© photo: David Gompertz
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Ruislip
© photo: Graham Elcombe

Painted Lady 2006 - Steve Lane

Painted Lady 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Painted Lady 2006 - Chris Beach

Isle of Wight
© photo: Steve Lane
Fishers Green
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Northaw Great Wood
© photo: Chris Beach

Painted Lady 2003 - Clive Burrows

Painted Lady 2003 - Clive Burrows

Painted Lady 2003 - Allen Beechey


© photo: Clive Burrows


© photo: Clive Burrows


© photo: Allen Beechey

Painted Lady 2004 - Frank Johnson

Painted Lady 2003 - Bob Clift

Painted Lady 2005 - Peter Clarke


© photo: Frank Johnson

© photo: Bob Clift

© photo: Peter Clarke

Painted Lady 2005 - Malcolm Newland

Painted Lady 2005 - Lee Browne

Painted Lady 2004 - Steven Penn


© photo: Malcolm Newland


© photo: Lee Browne


© photo: Steven Penn

Painted Lady 2004 - Frank Johnson

Painted Lady 2004 - David Newland

Painted Lady 2003 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Frank Johnson

© photo: David Newland

© photo: Nick Sampford

Painted Lady 2003 - Bob Clift

Painted Lady 2003 - Archie Lang

Painted Lady 2003 - Allen Beechey


© photo: Bob Clift

© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: Allen Beechey

Painted Lady 2002 - Nick Sampford

Painted Lady 2002 - Liz Goodyear

Painted Lady 2007 - Jez Perkins


© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Liz Goodyear
Colney Heath
© photo: Jez Perkins



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.026 BF1597 - Peacock

Aglais io

Resident

Peacock larvae 2005 - Andrew Wood

Peacock larvae 2002 - Liz Goodyear

Peacock 2006 - Lee Browne

Peacock larvae
© photo: Andrew Wood
Peacock larvae
© photo: Liz Goodyear

© photo: Lee Browne

Peacock 2011 - Dave Miller

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Peacock 2010 - Dave Miller

Peacock 2010 - Dave Miller

Peacock 2010 - Dave Miller

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Peacock 2010 - Lee Hurrell

Peacock 2010 - Lee Hurrell

Peacock 2010 - Lee Hurrell

Horsenden Hill
© photo: Lee Hurrell
Greenford
© photo: Lee Hurrell
Greenford
© photo: Lee Hurrell

Peacock 2009 - Dave Miller

Peacock 2008 - Sezar Hikmet

Peacock 2009 - Sezar Hikmet

Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Maple Cross
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Denham Quarry
© photo: Sezar Hikmet

Peacock 2008 - Andrew Wood

Peacock 2008 - Steve Bolsover

Peacock 2008 - Sezar Hikmet

Ware
© photo: Andrew Wood
Stanmore
© photo: Steve Bolsover
Stockers Lake
© photo: Sezar Hikmet

Peacock 2007 - Clive Burrows

Peacock 2007 - Mark Barclay

Peacock 2007 - Mark Barclay

Abbots Langley
© photo: Clive Burrows
Epping
© photo: Mark Barclay
Epping
© photo: Mark Barclay

Peacock 2007 - Robin Pearson

Peacock 2007 - Steve Lane

Peacock 2010 - Dave Miller

Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Peacock 2001 - Andrew Middleton

Peacock 2001 - Brian Rusby

Peacock 2003 - Clive Burrows


© photo: Andrew Middleton

© photo: Brian Rusby

© photo: Clive Burrows

Peacock 2004 - Lee Browne

Peacock 2005 - Archie Lang

Peacock 2005 - Richard Bigg


© photo: Lee Browne

© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: Clive Burrows

Peacock 2005 - Steve Lane

Peacock 2004 - Lee Browne

Peacock 2005 - Archie Lang


© photo: Steve Lane

© photo: Lee Browne

© photo: Archie Lang

Peacock 2002 - Frank Johnson

Peacock 2004 - Douglas Penn

Peacock 2009 - Sezar Hikmet


© photo: Frank Johnson

© photo: Douglas Penn
Ickenham
© photo: Sezar Hikmet



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.027 BF1593 - Small Tortoiseshell

aglais urticae

Resident

Small Tortoiseshell larvae 2005 - Andrew Wood

Small Tortoiseshell larvae 2004 - Lee Browne

Small Tortoiseshell larvae - Simon Rasch

Small Tortoiseshell larvae
© photo: Andrew Wood
Small Tortoiseshell larvae
© photo: Lee Browne
Small Tortoiseshell larvae
© photo: Simon Rasch

Small Tortoiseshell 2011 - Lee Browne

larvae
Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne

Small Tortoiseshell larvae on the move 2005 - Andrew Wood

Small Tortoiseshell larvae on the move
© photo: Andrew Wood

Small Tortoiseshell 2011 - Dave Miller

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Small Tortoiseshell 2011 - Andrew Wood

Small  Tortoiseshell 2010 - Robin Pearson

Small Tortoiseshell 2010 - Dave Miller

Ware
© photo: Andrew Wood
Tyttenhanger GP
© photo: Robin Pearson
Small Tortoiseshell pair
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Small  Tortoiseshell 2010 - Clive Burrows

Small  Tortoiseshell 2010 - Clive Burrows

Small  Tortoiseshell 2010 - Elizabeth Debenham

Ovaltine Fields, Abbots Langley
© photo: Clive Burrows
Ovaltine Fields, Abbots Langley
© photo: Clive Burrows
Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Elizabeth Debenham

Small Tortoiseshell 2010 - Dave Miller

Small Tortoiseshell 2005 - Clare Gray

Small  Tortoiseshell 2010 - Nigel Agar

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

© photo: Clare Gray
nr Arlesey
© photo: Nigel Agar

Small  Tortoiseshell 2010 - Steve Lane

Small Tortoiseshell 2008 - Robin Pearson

Small Tortoiseshell 2008 - Robin Pearson

Amwell NR
© photo: Steve Lane
Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Robin Pearson
Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Robin Pearson

Small Tortoiseshell 2008 - Steve Kiln

Small Tortoiseshell 2008 - Steve Kiln

Small Tortoiseshell 2009 - Steve Pash

Bengeo
© photo: Steve Kiln
Bengeo
© photo: Steve Kiln
Woodoaks Farm, Maple Cross
© photo: Steve Pash

Small Tortoiseshell 2007 - Steve Pash

Small Tortoiseshell 2007 - Steve Lane

Small Tortoiseshell 2007 - Clive Burrows

Ruislip Lido
© photo: Steve Pash
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Abbots Langley
© photo: Clive Burrows

Aberrant Small Tortoiseshell 2001 - Keith Mitchell

Small Tortoiseshell 2005 - Andrew Wood

Small Tortoiseshell 2005 - Steve Lane

Aberrant Small Tortoiseshell
31st August 2001
Stoke Goldington (Bucks)
© photo: Keith Mitchell


© photo: Andrew Wood

© photo: Steve Lane

Small Tortoiseshell 2001 - Keith Mitchell

Small Tortoiseshell 2001 - Nick Sampford

Small Tortoiseshell 2002 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Keith Mitchell


© photo: Nick Sampford


© photo: Nick Sampford

Small Tortoiseshell 2003 - Bob Clift

Small Tortoiseshell 2004 - Archie Lang

Small Tortoiseshell 2004 - Clive Burrows


© photo: Bob Clift

© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: Clive Burrows

Small Tortoiseshell 2007 - Paula Greenaway

Small Tortoiseshell 2003 - Bob Clift

Hemel Hempstead
© photo: Paula Greenaway

© photo: Bob Clift




Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.028 BF1596 - Camberwell Beauty

Nymphalis antiopa

Rare Migrant

Camberwell Beauty  2010 - Sandra Standbridge

Camberwell Beauty  2010 - Sandra Standbridge

Camberwell Beauty 2006 - Lisa Collins

29.06.10
Titchwell, Norfolk
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
29.06.10
Titchwell, Norfolk
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
1st September 2006
Sawbridgeworth, Herts
© photo: Lisa Collins

Camberwell Beauty 2006 - Richard Staines

Camberwell Beauty 2006 - Richard Staines

Camberwell Beauty 2006 - Richard Staines

27th August 2006
Bedfont Lakes, Middlesex
© photo: Richard Staines
27th August 2006
Bedfont Lakes, Middlesex
© photo: Richard Staines
27th August 2006
Bedfont Lakes, Middlesex
© photo: Richard Staines

Camberwell Beauty 2006 - Steve Lane

Camberwell Beauty 2006 - Ian Hardy

Camberwell Beauty 2006 - Steve Lane

25th August 2006
Sussex
© photo: Steve Lane
25th August 2006
Sussex
© photo: Ian Hardy
25th August 2006
Sussex
© photo: Steve Lane



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.029 BF1594 - Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros

Extinct/Very Rare Migrant

Large Tortoiseshell 2009 - Ian Small

Large Tortoiseshell 2009 - Ian Small

Large Tortoiseshell 2009 - Ian Small

26th April 2009
Pegsdon Hills, Bedfordshire
© photo: Ian Small
26th April 2009
Pegsdon Hills, Bedfordshire
© photo: Ian Small
26th April 2009
Pegsdon Hills, Bedfordshire
© photo: Ian Small

Large Tortoiseshell 2001 - Nick Sampford

21st June 2001
Suffolk
© photo: Nick Sampford



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.031 BF1598 - Comma

Polygonia c-album

Resident

Comma larvae 2005 - Andrew Wood

Comma larvae 2003 - Andrew Middleton

Comma 2011 - Lee Browne

Comma larvae
© photo: Andrew Wood
Comma larva on sallow
© photo: Andrew Middleton
Comma larva
Old Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne

Comma 2011 - Dave Miller

Comma 2011 - Dave Miller

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Comma 2011 - Andrew Wood

Comma 2011 - Robin Pearson

Comma 2011 - Lee Browne

Ware
© photo: Andrew Wood
Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne

Comma with Speckled Wood 2010 - Paul Thrush

Comma 2010 - Dave Miller

Comma 2010 - Robin Pearson

Alpine Meadow
© photo: Paul Thrush
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson

Comma 2010 - Brian Price

Comma 2010 - Dave Miller

Comma 2010 - Clive Burrows

Lea Valley
© photo: Brian Price
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Bricket Wood
© photo: Clive Burrows

Comma 2010 - Lee Hurrell

Comma 2010 - Elizabeth Debenham

Comma 2010 - Sezar Hikmet

Horsenden Hill
© photo: Lee Hurrell
Kings Langley
© photo: Elizabeth Debenham
Denham
© photo: Sezar Hikmet

Comma 2009 - Dave Miller

Comma 2009 - Dave Miller

Comma 2010 - Lee Hurrell

River Colne to Jnct 4 M25 walk
© photo: Dave Miller
River Colne to Jnct 4 M25 walk
© photo: Dave Miller
Greenford
© photo: Lee Hurrell

Comma 2009 - Dave Miller

Comma 2009 - Dave Miller

Comma 2009 - Marion Moss

Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Broxbourne Wood
© photo: Marion Moss

Comma 2009 - Dave Miller

Comma 2009 - Sezar Hikmet

Comma 2009 - Sezar Hikmet

Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Denham Quarry
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Comma 2009 - Robin Pearson

Comma 2009 - Dave Miller

Comma 2009 - Dave Miller

Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
Stanwell Moor village
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor village
© photo: Dave Miller

Comma 2008 - Robin Pearson

Comma 2008 - Sezar Hikmet

Comma 2008 - Sezar Hikmet

Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Robin Pearson
Park Wood, Ruislip
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Maple Cross
© photo: Sezar Hikmet

Comma 2008 - Nigel Agar

Comma 2008 - Dave Miller

Comma 2009 - A J Steele

Amwell
© photo: Nigel Agar
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
St Albans (February 2009)
© photo: A J Steele

Comma 2008 - Simon Rasch

Comma 2008 - Sezar Hikmet

Comma 2008 - Sezar Hikmet

north London
© photo: Simon Rasch
Ickenham
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Colne Valley Park
© photo: Sezar Hikmet

Comma 2007 - Steve Lane

Comma 2007 - Steve Lane

Comma 2007 - Steve Lane

Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane

Comma mating 2007 - David Newland

Comma 2007 - Robin Pearson

Comma 2007 - Mark Barclay

mating pair
Hemel Hempstead
© photo: David Newland
Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
Hampstead
© photo: Mark Barclay

Comma 2001 - Nick Sampford

Comma 2002 - Frank Johnson

Comma 2004 - Malcolm Newland


© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Frank Johnson

© photo: Malcolm Newland

Comma 2004 - Steve Chilton

Comma 2003 - Nick Sampford

Comma 2004 - Steven Penn


© photo: Steve Chilton


© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Steven Penn

Comma 2002 - Andrew Wood

Comma 2003 - Allan Beechey

Comma 2005 - Lee Browne


© photo: Andrew Wood

© photo: Allen Beechey

© photo: Lee Browne

Comma 2003 - Clive Burrows

Comma 2005 - Lee Browne

Comma 2005 - Malcolm Newland


© photo: Clive Burrows

© photo: Lee Browne

© photo: Malcolm Newland

Comma 2005 - Sandra Standbridge

Comma 2005 - Steve Lane

Comma 2003 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Sandra Standbridge

© photo: Steve Lane

© photo: Nick Sampford

Comma 2006 - Steve Lane

Comma 2006 - Chris Beach

Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Northaw Great Wood
© photo: Chris Beach




Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Peacock (Agalis io)
Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Camberwell Beauty (Nymphalis antiopa)
Large Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis polychloros)
Comma (Polygonia c-album)
Photo Library Index
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