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European Distribution Maps for Butterflies found on Wildlife Reserve in Baixo Alentejo

 

 

Swallowtail

Scarce Swallowtail

Spanish Festoon

Small White

Bath White

Western Dappled White

Greenstriped White

Clouded Yellow

False Ilex Hairstreak

Green Hairstreak

Small Copper

Lang's Shorttailed Blue

Southern Brown Argus

Common Blue

Red Admiral

Painted Lady

Spanish Marbled White

Tree Grayling

Meadow Brown

Southern Gatekeeper

Small Heath

Red Underwing Skipper

False Mallow Skipper

This map shows two species now split into separate species. Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae) and False Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus tripolinus)

Small Skipper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key to Above Maps:

Green Circle: Post 1980 Records

Yellow Circle: 1951 to 1980 Records

Red Circle: Up to 1950 Records

 

Use of all the above maps courtesy of the publication: Distribution Atlas of Butterflies in Europe. GfS, Halle, Germany. 576 pp. by Otakar Kudrna, Alexander Harpke, Kristian Lux, Josef Pennerstorfer, Oliver Schweiger, Josef Settele, Martin Wiemers (2011). And GfS / Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research. Atlas of Butterflies

 

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