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You can set or adjust your search criteria in the left hand column below. If you know which butterfly you would like more information on, use our butterfly A to Z.

Large Blue
Large Blue (Maculinea arion)
White Admiral
White Admiral (Limenitis camilla)
Purple Emperor
Purple Emperor (Apatura iris)
Red Admiral
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Painted Lady
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Small Tortoiseshell
Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Peacock (Aglais io)
Comma (Polygonia c-album)
Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Duke of Burgundy
Duke of Burgundy (Hamearis lucina)
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)
Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria euphrosyne)
High Brown Fritillary
High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe)
Dark Green Fritillary
Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaja)
Silver-washed Fritillary
Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)
Marsh Fritillary
Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)
Glanville Fritillary
Glanville Fritillary (Melitaea cinxia)
Heath Fritillary
Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)
Speckled Wood
Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)
Wall (Lasiommata megera)
Mountain Ringlet
Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron)
Scotch Argus
Scotch Argus (Erebia aethiops)
Marbled White
Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)
Grayling (Hipparchia semele)
Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus)
Meadow Brown
Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)
Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)
Small Heath
Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)
Large Heath
Large Heath (Coenonympha tullia)