BUTTERFLIES OF FRANCE

The collection of photos of butterfly species in France is ranked by the dominant color of the upper surface of the wings of adult butterflies (or imagos).

White and yellow wings

Colias alfacariensis (Ribbe, 1905) © F. Mallard
Colias crocea (Geoffroy in Fourcroy, 1785) © F. Mallard
Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Papilio machaon (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Pieris napi (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard

Blue wings

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Cupido alcetas (Hoffmannsegg, 1804) © F. Mallard
Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771) © F. Mallard
Lycaena phlaeas (Linnaeus, 1760) © F. Mallard
Lycaena tityrus (Poda, 1761) © F. Mallard
Phengaris alcon (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) © F. Mallard
Phengaris arion (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Polyommatus icarus (Rottemburg, 1775) © F. Mallard

Orange wings

Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775) © F. Mallard
Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1778) © F. Mallard
Ochlodes sylvanus (Esper, 1777) © F. Mallard
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Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard

Red wings

Hemaris fuciformis (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Zygaena fausta (Linnaeus, 1767) © F. Mallard
Zygaena filipendulae (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Zygaena sp. © F. Mallard
Zygaena loti (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) © F. Mallard

Brown wings

Erynnis tages (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Limenitis reducta (Staudinger, 1901) © F. Mallard
Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard
Pyrausta aurata (Scopoli, 1763) © F. Mallard
Pyrgus malvoides (Elwes & Edwards, 1897) © F. Mallard
Hipparchia semele (Linnaeus, 1758) © F. Mallard