Croatian Butterflies

Below is butterfly photo gallery and the table including the list of Croatian butterflies. All photo shots were taken in Croatia. All photos are copyrighted.

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Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters (Lycaenidae).

 

Skippers (Hesperiidae).

 

Swallowtails (Papilionidae).

 

Brush-footed Butterflies (Nymphalidae).

 

Browns (Satyrinae).

 

Whites and sulphurs (Pieridae).

 

Below list of Croatian Butterflies  is based on Martina Šašić and Iva Mihoci published references icluding minor changes

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Name Scientific name Croatian name Family Link
Dingy Skipper Erynnis tages Debeloglavac, tamni Hesperiidae link
Mallow Skipper Carcharodus alceae Debeloglavac, sljezov Hesperiidae link
Marbled Skipper Carcharodus lavatherae Debeloglavac, čistacov Hesperiidae link
Tufted Skipper Carcharodus flocciferus Debeloglavac, Zellerov Hesperiidae link
Oriental Skipper Carcharodus orientalis Debeloglavac, istočni Hesperiidae link
Red-underwing Skipper Spialia sertorius Debeloglavac, crvenkasti Hesperiidae link
Orbed Red-underwing Skipper Spialia orbifer Debeloglavac, zelenkasti Hesperiidae link
Sage Skipper Muschampia proto Debeloglavac, pelinov Hesperiidae link
Safflower Skipper Pyrgus carthami Debeloglavac, obični Hesperiidae link
Yellow-banded Skipper Pyrgus sidae Debeloglavac, narančasti Hesperiidae link
Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae Debeloglavac, sijedi Hesperiidae link
Olive Skipper Pyrgus serratulae Debeloglavac, zagasiti Hesperiidae link
Oberthür’s Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus armoricanus Zujavac Hesperiidae link
Large Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus alveus Debeloglavac, sijedi Hesperiidae link
Large Chequered Skipper Heteropterus morpheus Debeloglavac, močvarni Hesperiidae link
Chequered Skipper Carterocephalus palaemon Debeloglavac, žutopjegi Hesperiidae link
Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola Debeloglavac, smeđi Hesperiidae link
Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris Debeloglavac, srebreni Hesperiidae link
Lulworth Skipper Thymelicus acteon Debeloglavac, Rottemburgov Hesperiidae link
Silver-spotted Skipper Hesperia comma Debeloglavac, livadni Hesperiidae link
Large Skipper Ochlodes sylvanus Debeloglavac, šareni Hesperiidae link
Pigmy Skipper Gegenes pumilio Debeloglavac, opskurni Hesperiidae link
Dingy Swift Gegenes nostrodamus Debeloglavac, mediteranski Hesperiidae link
Southern Festoon Zerynthia polyxena Uskršnji leptir Papilionidae link
Eastern Festoon Zerynthia cerisy Uskršnji leptir, istočni Papilionidae link
Clouded Apollo Parnassius mnemosyne Apolon, crni Papilionidae link
Mountain Apollo Parnassius apollo Apolon Papilionidae link
Scarce Swallowtail Iphiclides podalirius Prugasto jedarce Papilionidae link
Old World Swallowtail Papilio machaon Lastin rep Papilionidae link
Southern Swallowtail Papilio alexanor Lastin rep, južni Papilionidae link
Wood White Leptidea sinapis Bijelac, gorušičin Pieridae link
Réal’s wood white Leptidea reali Bijelac, Realov zagasiti Pieridae link
Fenton’s Wood White Leptidea morsei Bijelac, šumski Pieridae link
Orange Tip Anthocharis cardamines Zorica Pieridae link
Eastern Dappled White Euchloe ausonia Čipka Pieridae link
Black-veined White Aporia crataegi Bijelac, glogov Pieridae link
Large White Pieris brassicae Bijelac, kupusov Pieridae link
Southern Small White Pieris mannii Bijelac, ognjičin Pieridae link
Small White Pieris rapae Bijelac, repičin Pieridae link
Mountain Small White Pieris ergane Bijelac, mali Pieridae link
Green-veined white Pieris napi Bijelac, crnožili Pieridae link
Balkan Green-veined White Pieris balcana Bijelac, Lorkovićev Pieridae link
Bath White Pontia daplidice Bijelac, zeleni Pieridae link
Pale Clouded Yellow Colias erate Poštar, limunasti Pieridae link
Common clouded yellow Colias crocea Poštar, obični Pieridae link
Danube Clouded Yellow Colias myrmidone Poštar, narančasti Pieridae link
Balkan Clouded Yellow Colias caucasica Poštar, planinski Pieridae link
Pale Clouded Yellow Colias hyale Poštar, zagasiti Pieridae link
Berger’s Clouded Yellow Colias alfacariensis Poštar, zlatni Pieridae link
Common Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni Žućak Pieridae link
Cleopatra Gonepteryx cleopatra Kleopatra Pieridae link
Duke of Burgundy Hamearis lucina Pirgavac, smeđi Riodinidae link
Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas Plavac, mali vatreni Lycaenidae link
Large Copper Lycaena dispar Plavac, kiseličin vatreni Lycaenidae link
Scarce Copper Lycaena virgaureae Plavac, obični vatreni Lycaenidae link
Grecian Copper Lycaena ottomana Plavac, grčki vatreni Lycaenidae link
Sooty Copper Lycaena tityrus Plavac, točkasti vatreni Lycaenidae link
Purple-Shot Copper Lycaena alciphron Plavac, ljubičasti vatreni Lycaenidae link
Purple-edged Copper Lycaena hippothoe Plavac, bjelooki vatreni Lycaenidae link
Balkan Copper Lycaena candens Plavac, balkanski Lycaenidae link
Lesser Fiery Copper Lycaena thersamon Plavac, Esperov vatreni Lycaenidae link
Brown Hairstreak Thecla betulae Plavac, brezin Lycaenidae link
Purple Hairstreak Favonius quercus Repić, hrastov plavi Lycaenidae link
Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi Zeleni kupinar Lycaenidae link
White-letter Hairstreak Satyrium w-album Repić, brijestov Lycaenidae link
Black Hairstreak Satyrium pruni Repić, trninin Lycaenidae link
Blue Spot Hairstreak Satyrium spini Repić, plavkasti Lycaenidae link
Ilex Hairstreak Satyrium ilicis Repić, hrastov Lycaenidae link
Sloe Hairstreak Satyrium acaciae Repić, bagremov Lycaenidae link
Long-tailed Blue Lampides boeticus Plavac, veliki tigrasti Lycaenidae link
Geranium Bronze Cacyreus marshalli Plavac, pelargonijin Lycaenidae link
Lang’s Short-tailed Blue Leptotes pirithous Plavac, mali tigrasti Lycaenidae link
Balkan Pierrot Tarucus balkanicus Plavac, balkanski Lycaenidae link
Small Blue Cupido minimus Strjeličar, mali Lycaenidae link
Osiris Blue Cupido osiris Strjeličar, grahorkin Lycaenidae link
Short-tailed Blue Cupido argiades Strjeličar, kratkorepi Lycaenidae link
Eastern Short-tailed Blue Cupido decoloratus Strjeličar, vijin Lycaenidae link
Provençal Short-tailed Blue Cupido alcetas Strjeličar, grašarov Lycaenidae link
Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus Plavac, vrijeskov Lycaenidae link
Eastern Baton Blue Pseudophilotes vicrama Plavac, istočni Lycaenidae link
Chequered Blue Scolitantides orion Plavac, žednjakov Lycaenidae link
Green-Underside Blue Glaucopsyche alexis Plavac, zelenokrili Lycaenidae link
Iolas Blue Iolana iolas Pucavac Lycaenidae link
Large Blue Maculinea arion Plavac, timijanov Lycaenidae link
Scarce Large Blue Maculinea teleius Plavac, veliki livadni Lycaenidae link
Dusky Large Blue Maculinea nausithous Plavac, zagasiti livadni Lycaenidae link
Alcon Large Blue Maculinea alcon Plavac, močvarni Lycaenidae link
Mountain Alcon Blue Maculinea rebeli Plavac, gorski Lycaenidae link
Silver-studded Blue Plebejus argus Plavac, trnonogi Lycaenidae link
Idas Blue Plebejus idas Plavac, glatkonogi Lycaenidae link
Reverdin’s Blue Plebejus argyrognomon Plavac, sjajni Lycaenidae link
Geranium Argus Eumedonia eumedon Plavac, mrki Lycaenidae link
Brown Argus Aricia agestis Plavac, mrki obični Lycaenidae link
Northern Brown Argus Aricia artaxerxes Plavac, mrki planinski plavac Lycaenidae link
Blue Argus Aricia anteros Plavac, mrki igličin Lycaenidae link
Mazarine Blue Polyommatus semiargus Plavac, djetelinin Lycaenidae link
Escher’s Blue Polyommatus escheri Plavac, dalmatinski Lycaenidae link
Turquoise Blue Polyommatus dorylas Plavac, ranjenikov Lycaenidae link
Amanda’s Blue Polyommatus amandus Plavac, Amandin Lycaenidae link
Chapman’s Blue Polyommatus thersites Plavac, grahorkin Lycaenidae link
Common Blue Polyommatus icarus Plavac, obični Lycaenidae link
Eros blue Polyommatus eros Plavac, planinski Lycaenidae link
Meleager’s Blue Polyommatus daphnis Plavac, zupčasti Lycaenidae link
Adonis blue Polyommatus bellargus Plavac, blistavi Lycaenidae link
Chalk Hill Blue Polyommatus coridon Plavac, tirkizni Lycaenidae link
Anomalous Blue Polyommatus admetus Plavac, veliki smeđi Lycaenidae link
Ripart’s Anomalous Blue Polyommatus ripartii Plavac, Ripartijev smeđi Lycaenidae link
Damon Blue Polyommatus damon Sivorubi prugavac Lycaenidae link
European Beak Libythea celtis Koprivićnjak Nymphalidae link
Silver Washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia Sedefica, zelena Nymphalidae link
Cardinal Argynnis pandora Pandorin šarenac Nymphalidae link
Dark Green Fritillary Argynnis aglaja Sedefica, velika Nymphalidae link
High Brown Fritillary Argynnis adippe Sedefica, adipina Nymphalidae link
Niobe Fritillary Argynnis niobe Sedefica, niobina Nymphalidae link
Queen of Spain Fritillary Issoria lathonia Sedefica, obična Nymphalidae link
Lesser Marbled Fritillary Brenthis ino Šarenac, Končarin Nymphalidae link
Marbled Fritillary Brenthis daphne Šarenac, kupinin Nymphalidae link
Twin-spot Fritillary Brenthis hecate Šarenac, dvotočkasti Nymphalidae link
Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria euphrosyne Šarenac, proljetni Nymphalidae link
Titania’s Fritillary Boloria titania Šarenac, planinski Nymphalidae link
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria selene Bisernica Nymphalidae link
Weaver’s Fritillary Boloria dia Šarenac, tkalčev Nymphalidae link
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta Ljepokrili admiral Nymphalidae link
Painted Lady Vanessa cardui Stričkovac Nymphalidae link
European Peacock Aglais io Danje paunče Nymphalidae link
Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae Riđa, koprivina Nymphalidae link
Comma Polygonia c-album Riđa, kontinentalna Nymphalidae link
Southern Comma Polygonia egea Riđa, mediteranska Nymphalidae link
Map Araschnia levana Riđa, šumska Nymphalidae link
Amberwell Beauty Nymphalis antiopa Mrtvački plašt Nymphalidae link
Blackleg Tortoiseshell Nymphalis polychloros Riđa, smeđonoga Nymphalidae link
Scarce Tortoiseshell Nymphalis xanthomelas Riđa, žutonoga Nymphalidae link
Compton Tortoiseshell Nymphalis vaualbum Riđa, bijela Nymphalidae link
Scarce Fritillary Euphydryas maturna Riđa, mala svibanjska Nymphalidae link
Marsh Fritillary Euphydryas aurinia Riđa, močvarna Nymphalidae link
Glanville fritillary Melitaea cinxia Riđa, trpučeva Nymphalidae link
Knapweed Fritillary Melitaea phoebe Riđa, zečinina Nymphalidae link
Lesser Spotted Fritillary Melitaea trivia Riđa, divizmina Nymphalidae link
Spotted Fritillary Melitaea didyma Riđa, crvena Nymphalidae link
False Heath Fritillary Melitaea diamina Riđa, mrka Nymphalidae link
Nickerl’s Fritillary Melitaea aurelia Riđa, zlaćana Nymphalidae link
Assmann’s Fritillary Melitaea britomartis Riđa, tamna Nymphalidae link
Heath Fritillary Melitaea athalia Riđa, obična Nymphalidae link
Poplar Admiral Limenitis populi Topolnjak Nymphalidae link
White Admiral Limenitis camilla Admiral, smeđi Nymphalidae link
Southern White Admiral Limenitis reducta Admiral, plavi Nymphalidae link
Pallas’ Sailer Neptis sappho Zebra, mala Nymphalidae link
Hungarian Glider Neptis rivularis Zebra, velika Nymphalidae link
Two-tailed Pasha Charaxes jasius Vještica Nymphalidae link
Freyer’s Purple Emperor Apatura metis Preljevalica, panonska Nymphalidae link
Lesser Purple Emperor Apatura ilia Preljevalica, mala Nymphalidae link
Purple Emperor Apatura iris Preljevalica, velika Nymphalidae link
Lattice Brown Kirinia roxelana Mediteranski okaš Nymphalidae link
Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria Lugar Nymphalidae link
Wall Brown Lasiommata megera Pjegavac, mali Nymphalidae link
Large Wall Brown Lasiommata maera Pjegavac, veliki Nymphalidae link
Northern Wall Brown Lasiommata petropolitana Pjegavac, planinski Nymphalidae link
Woodland Brown Lopinga achine Okaš, šumski Nymphalidae link
False Ringlet Coenonympha oedippus Okaš, močvarni Nymphalidae link
Eastern Large Heath Coenonympha rhodopensis Okaš, planinski Nymphalidae link
Pearly Heath Coenonympha arcania Okaš, bjelokrili Nymphalidae link
Chestnut Heath Coenonympha glycerion Okaš, srebrenorubi Nymphalidae link
Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus Okaš, obični Nymphalidae link
Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus Vratar, obični Nymphalidae link
Southern Gatekeeper Pyronia cecilia Vratar, južni Nymphalidae link
Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus Okaš, zlatni Nymphalidae link
Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina Volovsko oko, veliko Nymphalidae link
Dusky Meadow Brown Hyponephele lycaon Volovsko oko, zagasito Nymphalidae link
Oriental Meadow Brown Hyponephele lupina Volovsko oko, orijentalno Nymphalidae link
Dalmatian Ringlet Proterebia afra Okaš, dalmatinski Nymphalidae link
Arran Brown Erebia ligea Okaš, bjelokrili planinski Nymphalidae link
Large Ringlet Erebia euryale Okaš, veliki planinski Nymphalidae link
Small Mountain Ringlet Erebia epiphron Okaš, mali planinski Nymphalidae link
Scotch Argus Erebia aethiops Okaš, obični planinski Nymphalidae link
Prunner’s Ringlet Erebia triaria Okaš, trotočkasti planinski Nymphalidae link
Woodland Ringlet Erebia medusa Okaš, proljetni planinski Nymphalidae link
Silky Ringlet Erebia gorge Okaš, svileni planinski Nymphalidae link
Ottoman Brassy Ringlet Erebia ottomana Okaš, balkanski planinski Nymphalidae link
Water Ringlet Erebia pronoe Okaš, vodeni planinski Nymphalidae link
Styrian Ringlet Erebia stirius Okaš, šašikin planinski Nymphalidae link
Black Ringlet Erebia melas Okaš, crni planinski Nymphalidae link
Bright Eyed Ringlet Erebia oeme Okaš, svjetlooki planinski Nymphalidae link
Marbled White Melanargia galathea Šahovnica Nymphalidae link
Balkan Marbled White Melanargia larissa Šahovnica, mediteranska Nymphalidae link
Great Sooty Satyr Satyrus ferula Okaš, smeđooki Nymphalidae link
Dryad Minois dryas Okaš, modrooki Nymphalidae link
Woodland Grayling Hipparchia fagi Sivac, bukvin Nymphalidae link
Eastern Rock Grayling Hipparchia syriaca Sivac, istočni Nymphalidae link
Southern Grayling Hipparchia senthes Sivac, južni Nymphalidae link
Grayling Hipparchia semele Sivac, obični Nymphalidae link
Tree Grayling Hipparchia statilinus Sivac, ovsikov Nymphalidae link
False Grayling Arethusana arethusa Sivac, lažni Nymphalidae link
Great Banded Grayling Brintesia circe Vratar, bijeli šumski Nymphalidae link
Hermit Chazara briseis Pustinjak Nymphalidae link
White Banded Grayling Pseudochazara anthelea Pustinjak, bjelokrili Nymphalidae link
African Monarch Danaus chrysippus Mediteranski monarh Nymphalidae link
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