Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

- Order: Lepidoptera

Aglia tau

Category: Agliinae

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Aglia tau (2)

Category: Agliinae

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Aglia tau (3)

Category: Agliinae

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Aglia tau (4)

Category: Agliinae

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Agriphila straminella

Category: Crambinae

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Amata phegea

Category: Arctiinae

In all of Europe we only have six species of the Amata Genus - if we step up to the Tribe where Amata belongs, we get 3 additional Dysauxes species . In Africa below Sahara there are over 100 known Amata species.

Details: Amata phegea

Amata phegea (2)

Category: Arctiinae

Mimicry

The Amata Genus is mimicking the Zygaena ephialtes, which is poisonous.

Details: Amata phegea (2)

Angerona prunaria

Category: Ennominae

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Anthocharis cardamines

Category: Pierinae - Whites

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Anthocharis cardamines (2)

Category: Pierinae - Whites

Details: Anthocharis cardamines (2)

Anthocharis cardamines (3)

Category: Pierinae - Whites

Details: Anthocharis cardamines (3)

Aphantopus hyperantus

Category: Satyrinae - Browns

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Aporia crataegi

Category: Pierinae - Whites

Did you know?: This butterfly became extinct on the British Islands around 1925.

Details: Aporia crataegi