The Butterflies of the British Isles
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The Butterflies of the British Isles

By Richard South
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Table of Contents
  • THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
  • PREFACE.
  • INTRODUCTORY.
  • THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
  • PART I. THE LIFE CYCLE OF A BUTTERFLY.
    • The Egg.
    • The Caterpillar.
    • The Chrysalis.
    • The Butterfly.
    • Collecting.
  • PART II. DESCRIPTIONS OF SPECIES.
    • The Swallow-tail (Papilio machaon).
    • The Black-veined White (Aporia cratægi).
    • The Large White (Pieris brassicæ).
    • The Small White (Pieris rapæ).
    • The Green-veined White (Pieris napi).
    • The Bath White (Pieris daplidice).
    • The Orange-tip (Euchloë cardamines).
    • The Wood White (Leucophasia sinapis).
    • The Pale Clouded Yellow (Colias hyale).
    • The Clouded Yellow (Colias edusa).
    • The Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni).
    • The Purple Emperor (Apatura iris).
    • The White Admiral (Limenitis sibylla).
    • The Comma (Polygonia c-album).
    • The Large Tortoiseshell (Vanessa polychloros).
    • The Small Tortoiseshell (Vanessa urticæ).
    • The Peacock (Vanessa io).
    • The Camberwell Beauty (Vanessa antiopa).
    • The Painted Lady (Pyrameis cardui).
    • The Red Admiral (Pyrameis atalanta).
    • The Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia).
    • The High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe).
    • The Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaia).
    • The Queen of Spain Fritillary (Argynnis lathonia).
    • The Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Argynnis euphrosyne).
    • The Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Argynnis selene).
    • The Heath Fritillary (Melitæa athalia).
    • The Glanville Fritillary (Melitæa cinxia).
    • The Marsh Fritillary (Melitæa aurinia).
    • The Milkweed Butterfly (Anosia plexippus).
    • The Marbled White (Melanargia galatea).
    • The Small Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron).
    • The Scotch Argus (Erebia æthiops = blandina).
    • The Grayling (Satyrus semele).
    • The Speckled Wood (Pararge egeria).
    • The Wall Butterfly (Pararge megæra).
    • The Meadow Brown (Epinephele ianira).
    • The Gatekeeper (Epinephele tithonus).
    • The Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperanthus).
    • The Large Heath (Cœnonympha typhon).
    • The Small Heath (Cœnonympha pamphilus).
    • The Brown Hairstreak (Zephyrus betulæ).
    • The Purple Hairstreak (Zephyrus quercus).
    • The Black Hairstreak (Thecla pruni).
    • The White Letter Hairstreak (Thecla w-album).
    • The Green Hairstreak (Callophrys rubi).
    • The Large Copper (Chrysophanus dispar).
    • The Small Copper (Chrysophanus phlæas).
    • The Long-tailed Blue (Lampides bœticus).
    • The Short-tailed or Bloxworth Blue (Cupido argiades).
    • The Silver-studded Blue (Lycæna argus = ægon).
    • The Brown Argus (Lycæna astrarche).
    • The Common Blue (Lycæna icarus).
    • The Chalk Hill Blue (Lycæna corydon).
    • The Adonis Blue (Lycæna bellargus).
    • The Holly Blue (Cyaniris argiolus).
    • The Small Blue (Zizera minima).
    • The Mazarine Blue (Nomiades semiargus).
    • The Large Blue (Nomiades arion).
    • The Duke of Burgundy Fritillary (Nemeobius lucina).
    • The Grizzled Skipper (Hesperia malvæ).
    • The Dingy Skipper (Thanaos tages).
    • The Small Skipper (Adopæa thaumas).
    • The Essex Skipper (Adopæa lineola).
    • The Lulworth Skipper (Adopæa actæon).
    • The Large Skipper (Augiades sylvanus).
    • The Silver-spotted Skipper (Augiades comma).
  • A CLASSIFIED LIST OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES
  • INDEX.
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