Butterflies of Cyprus - List

Butterflies of Cyprus
Latin Name             
English Name
Family: Papilionidae
Zerynthia /Allancastria cerisyi
Eastern Festoon

Family: Pieridae
Pieris rapae
Small White
Aporia crataegi
Black-veined White
Pontia edusa
Eastern Bath White
Pontia chloridice
Small Bath White
Euchloe ausonia
Eastern Dappled White
Anthocharis cardamines
Orange Tip
Gonepteryx cleopatra
Cleopatra
Catopsilia florella ( rare)
African Migrant (rare)

Family:  Danaidae
Danaus chrysippus
Plain Tiger

Family: Libytheidae  
Libythea celtis
Nettle-tree Butterfly

Family: Nymphalidae
Charaxes jasius
Two-tailed Pasha
Limenitis reducta
Southern White Admiral
Argynnis pandora
Cardinal
Nymphalis polychloros (rare)
Large Tortoiseshell
Issoria lathonia (rare)
Queen of Spain Fritillary

Family: Satyridae
Pseudochazara anthelea
White-banded Grayling
Hyponephele lupina
Oriental Meadow Brown
Lasiommata maera
Large Wall Brown
Kirinia roxelana
Lattice Brown

Family: Lycaenidae
Apharitis acamas
Levantine Leopard
Neozephyrus quercus
Purple Hairstreak
Tarucus balkanicus
Little Tiger Blue
Glaucopsyche paphos
Paphos Blue
Pseudophilotes vicrama
Eastern Baton Blue
Chilades galba
Small Desert Blue
Chilades trochylus
Grass Jewel
Aricia agestis
Brown Argus
Deudorix livia rare
Pomegranate Hairstreak
Azanus jesous rare
African Babul Blue

Family: Hesperiidae
Gegenes pumilio
Pigmy Skipper