Painted lady

Painted lady

Scientific name: Vanessa cardui Italian name: Vanessa del cardo       Back to the butterfly gallery

Common brimstone
Lycaena tytirus

Lycaena tytirus

Scientific name: lycaena tytirus All the photos are avaiable for download in full size and with no watermark. Open the Digital download link on each photo to access the buy and download page

Cynthia fritillary
Trivia
Almond eyed ringlet
Scarce swallowtail
European peacock

European peacock

Scientific name: Inachis Io Italian name: Vanessa Io, Occhio di Pavone   Back to butterflies  

Common blue

Common blue

Scientific name: polyommatus icarus Nome italiano: icaro, argo azzurro    

Marbled white

Marbled white

The marbled white was called “Our Half-mourner” by James Petiver (1717), “The Marmoris” by Benjamin Wilkes and “The Marmoress” by Moses Harris. Despite its common name and appearance, this butterfly is one of the “browns”,…