HESPERIIDAE

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All the photos are taken in pure natural conditions and depict fully free butterflies and moths. I add some main synonims, unfortunately, in many cases the nomenclature, especially generic, is still unstable and I am not able to adduce all the circulating synonyms.


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

HESPERIIDAE
Erynnis tages Transbaikalia NW Caucasus Erynnis popoviana Transbaikalia Carcharodus alcae Tadjikistan Carcharodus floccifrus Novosibirsk Province            Syrichtus cribrellum Novosibirsk Province, Dahuria (= Muschampia cribrellum)            Syrichtus tesselum Novosibirsk and Omsk Provinces (= Muschampia tesselum)                       Altai Mts. Spialia orbifer Altai Mts., Tuva          Pyrgus sidae Caucasus Pyrgus malvae N. Tien-Shan Novosibirsk Province Pyrgus centaureae Altai Mts.            Pyrgus sibiricus Altai Mts.            Pyrgus alveus Altai            Tuva                      Pyrgus speyeri Transbaikalia                       Pyrgus serratulae Tuva Altai Mts. Heteropterus morpheus Novosibirsk Province            Altai Carterocephalus palaemon Novosibirsk Province NW Caucasus Carterocephalus silvicola Novosibirsk Province            Altai Mts. Kamchatka Carterocephalus argyrostigma Transbaikalia (= Pamphilida argyrostigma)          Thymelicus lineola Novosibirsk Province Ochlodes sylvanus Novosibirsk Province Hesperia comma Omsk Altai Mts. Hesperia florinda Transbaikalia

For particular information on the butterflies of Ural, Siberia, and the Russian Far East see my English translation of the book Y. Korshunov, P. Gorbunov. [Butterflies of the Asian Part of Russia. A Handbook]. The Ural University Press, Ekatergiburg - 1995 (in Russian)

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