Tuesday, 26 July 2016

JUNE 24/28 -  Other butterflies found in the French Jura. Other than the wet meadow areas (see Lycaena helle) another rich area was an open limestone pasture in the Foret du Risou. Some of these seen were

Dingy Skipper (Erynnis tages)
Duke of Burgundy (Hamearis lucina)
Large Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus alveus)

Mazarine Blue (Cyaniris semiargus)

Moorland Green-veined White (Pieris bryoniae)

Red Underwing Skipper (Spialia sertorius)

Small Blue (Cupido minimus)

Elsewhere in damper or shaded areas were:

Woodland Ringlet (Erebia medusa)

Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)

Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

Purple-edged Copper (Lycaena hippothoe)
Northern Wall Brown (Lasiomatta petropolitana)



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