The Butterflies of Corfu

The species shown here is not a definitive list of the Butterflies of Corfu. P. G. Sutton (April 2012) reviewed the most recent literature and we have included contributions from Ghinis et al (2013) and Ghavalas, N. & J.G. Coutsis. 2018.

Photographs submitted to the Corfu Butterfly Conservation Facebook page has confirmed that those species marked* are present on the island.

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Pygmy Skipper

Gegenes pumilio*

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Large Skipper

Ochlodes venata*

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Lulworth Skipper

Thymelicus acteon*

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Small Skipper

Thymelicus sylvestris*

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Mallow Skipper

Carcharodus alceae*

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Oriental Marbled Skipper

Carcharodus orientalis*

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Sage Skipper

Muschampia proto*

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Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus armoricanus

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Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvae*

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Orbed Red-underwing Skipper

Spialia orbifer*

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Purple-shot Copper

Lycaena alciphron

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Grecian Copper

Lycaena ottoman*

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Small Copper

Lycaena phlaeas*

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Lesser Fiery Copper

Lycaena thersamon

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Chapman's Blue

Agrodiaetus thersites

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Brown Argus

Aricia agestis*

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Geranium Bronze

Cacyreus marshalli*

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Holly Blue

Celastrina argiolus*

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Grass Jewel

Chilades trochylus

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Small Blue

Cupido minimus*

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Osiris Blue

Cupido osiris*

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Mazarine Blue

Cyaniris semiargus*

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Green underside Blue

Glaucopsyche alexis*

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Long-tailed Blue

Lampides boeticus*

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Lang's short-tailed Blue

Leptotes pirithous*

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Silver-studded Blue

Plebejus argus

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Common Blue

Polyommatus icarus*

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Eastern Baton Blue

Pseudophilotes vicrama*

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Little Tiger Blue

Tarucus balkanicus*

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Green Hairstreak

Callophrys rubi*

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Purple Hairstreak

Quercusia quercus*

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Sloe Hairstreak

Satyrium acacia*

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Ilex Hairstreak

Satyrium ilicis*

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Blue spot Hairstreak

Satyrium spini

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White-letter Hairstreak

Satyrium w-album*

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Two-tailed Pasha

Charaxes jasius*

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Plain Tiger

Danaus chrisippus*

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Cardinal

Argynnis pandora*

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Silver-washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia*

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Queen of Spain Fritillary

Issoria lathonia*

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Nettle-tree Butterfly

Libythea celtis*

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Southern White Admiral

Limenitis reducta*

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Small Tortoiseshell

Aglais urticae*

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Peacock

Inachis io*

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Glanville Fritillary

Melitaea cinxia*

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Spotted Fritillary

Melitaea didyma*

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Knapweed Fritillary

Melitaea phoebe

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Lesser Spotted Fritillary

Melitaea trivia*

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Camberwell Beauty

Nymphalis antiopa*

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Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros*

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Comma

Polygonia c-album*

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Southern Comma

Polygonia egea*

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Red Admiral

Vanessa atlanta*

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Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui*

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Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus*

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Woodland Grayling

Hipparchia fagi

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Eastern Rock Grayling

Hipparchia syriaca*

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Delattin's Grayling

Hipparchia volgensis*

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Oriental Meadow Brown

Hyponephele lupine

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Great Banded Grayling

Kanetisa circe*

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Lattice Brown

Kirinia roxelana*

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Large Wall Brown

Lasiommata maera*

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Wall Brown

Lasiommata megera*

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Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina*

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Balkan Marbled White

Melanargia larissa*

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Tree Grayling

Neohipparchia statilinus*

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Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria*

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Southern Gatekeeper

Pyronia cecilia

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Scarce Swallowtail

Iphiclides podalirius*

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Southern Swallowtail

Papilio alexanor*

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Swallowtail

Papilio machaon*

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Southern Festoon

Zerynthia polyxena*

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Black-veined white

Aporia crataegi*

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Berger's Clouded Yellow

Colias alfacariensis

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Clouded Yellow

Colias croceus*

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Cleopatra

Gonepteryx cleopatra*

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Powdered Brimstone

Gonepteryx farinosa*

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Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni*

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Eastern Wood White

Leptidea duponcheli

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Wood White

Leptidea sinapis*

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Orange Tip

Anthocharis cardamines*

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Eastern Orange Tip

Anthocharis damone*

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Mountain Small White

Artogeia ergane

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Krueper's Small White

Artogeia krueperi*

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Southern Small White

Artogeia mannii*

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Green-veined White

Artogeia napi*

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Small White

Artogeia rapae*

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Eastern Dappled White

Euchloe ausonia*

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Large White

Pieris brassicae*

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Bath White

Pontia daplidice

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Eastern Bath White

Pontia edusa*

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