EXOTIC BUTTERFLIES

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All the photos are taken in pure natural conditions and depict fully free butterflies and moths. The main regions are indicated where pictures were taken. With so many species in tropics, some Oriental species could happen to be misidentified, although I tried to do my best.


(Click an image to enlarge and see a detailed legend, sometimes a story why this butterfly or its very shot is interesting)

last updated in November 2006

HESPERIIDAE (227 pictures) Last updated in January 2019

PAPILIONIDAE (269 pictures) Last updated in January 2019

PIERIDAE
  Pierinae (and Dismorphinae) (128 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Coliadinae (67 pictures) Last updated in November 2018

LYCAENIDAE
  Theclinae (191 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Polyommatinae (138 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Riodininae (36 pictures) Last updated in December 2018



  Curetinae, Miletinae, Porittinae, Lyaeninae (19 pictures) Last updated in January 2019

NYMPHALIDAE
  Lybitheinae (5 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Danainae (152 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Limenitinae (141 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Charaxinae (31 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Acraeinae (17 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Heliconiinae (90 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Cyrestinae (24 pictures) Last updated in November 2018



  Biblidinae (11 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Nymphalinae (127 pictures) Last updated in January 2019



  Amathusinae (13 pictures) Last updated in December



  Satyrinae (154 pictures) Last updated in January 2019

MOTHS (50 pictures) Last updated in Septrember 2010

CAMBODIAN BUTTERFLIES in a separate page (739 pictures) Last updated in January 2019

ETHIOPIAN BUTTERFLIES in a separate page (63 pictures) Last updated in November 2013

IRANIAN BUTTERFLIES in a separate page (86 pictures) Last updated in January 2019

PUBLICATIONS

Kosterin, O.E. 2019. Occasional photographic records of butterflies (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea) in Cambodia. 1. The coastal Cardamom foothills (SW Cambodia), 2010-2018. // Acta Biologica Sibirica, Vol. 5, Issue 1, p. 84-105.

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