Name Date Where etc
Unknown blue 21/8/2005 Hacksberg. Please tell me what this might, if you know (it's probably some kind of blue - thanks Samuel)
White admiral butterfly

Limenitis camilla

11/7/2010 Brasenose woods
Swallow Tail

Papilio machaon

31/8/2005 Untermerzbach. There were two in a smallish "meadow" in the grounds of the schloss, moving from flower to flower very quickly - whenever they met they'd have quite a fight.
Chequered Skipper

Carterocephalus palaemon

5/6/2005 Woods near Rodental
Small Skipper

Thymelicus sylvestris

17/7/2007 Brook cliffs, Isle of Wight
Large Skipper

Ochlodes faunus

28/6/2010 Wytham woods

Polygonia c-album

14/8/2003 Meadow just south of Castle Combe, England
Common Blue

Polyommatus icarus

19/8/2005 Woods behind Coburg castle
Holly Blue

Celastrina argiolus

25/6/2006 Woods south of Frankfurt
Orange Tip

Anthocharis cardamines

6/5/2006 Woods south of Frankfurt
Clouded Yellow

Colias croceus

16/7/2007 Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Gonepteryx rhamni

31/8/2005 Woods near Untermerzbach
Green Veined White 5/6/2005 Woods near Rodental
Large White

Pieris brassicae

23/7/2005 Woods near Rodental
Marbled White

Melanargia galathea

10/7/2005 and 8/7/2006 Woods near Rodental/by the Main near Frankfurt
Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvae

21/8/2005 Hacksberg
Map 30/7/2005 Coburger Forst South-east

Inachis io

21/8/2005 Hacksberg
Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

14/5/2006 Woods south of Frankfurt
Pearl Bordered Fritillary

Boloria euphrosyne

30/7/2005 Coburger Forst South-east
Queen of Spain Fritillary 18/9/2005 Hacksberg. The underside of the wing is really distinctive (big white blotches) - I have a blurry photo of that but it's not worth putting here!
Silver Washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia

21/8/2005 Hacksberg & Brasenose woods
Weavers Fritillary 21/8/2005 Hacksberg
Purple Emperor

Apatura iris

10/7/2005 Rodental

Aphantopus hyperantus

30/7/2005 Coburger Forst South-east
Scarce Copper 10/7/2005 Rodental
Small Copper

Lycaena phlaeas

24/9/2006 Woods near Wiesbaden
Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina

21/8/2005 and 17/6/2007 1st picture: Hacksberg - This is very pale for a meadow brown - not sure if that's partly the strong sunlight in this picture. 2nd was on Isle of Wight

Pyronia tithonus

19/7/2007 Roslin, IoW
Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus

19/8/2005 Woods behind Coburg castle
Small Tortoiseshell

Aglais urticae

7/5/2003 and 2/9/2002 On cliffs in Dorset (England)
Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria

19/7/2007 and 21/8/2005 Roslin, IoW and Hacksberg Movie clip of one showing off to another?! 30/7/2005

Lasiommata megera

19/7/2007 Roslin, Isle of Wight
Speckled Yellow moth 28/5/2006 Just south of Frankfurt
Silver-Y Moth 21/8/2005 Hacksberg - near Coburg
Red Underwing moth 21/7/2006 My appartment in Offenbach. This moth is pretty big!
Common Wainscot moth 7/6/2007 My house, Roslin, Isle of Wight
Small Magpie moth 7/6/2007 My house, Roslin, Isle of Wight
Gold Fringe moth

Hypsopygia costalis

24/6/2007 My house, Roslin, Isle of Wight
Cream-Spot Tiger moth 1/6/2007 Marshland near Roslin, Isle of Wight
Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Macroglossum stellatarum

20/6/2007 Brighstone Down, Isle of Wight
Lobster moth

Stauropus fagi

13/6/2010 Brasenose Woods

Lozotaenia forsterana

12/6/2010 Oxford garden
Puss moth

Cerura vinula

1/6/2010 Oxford garden
Brimstone moth

Opisthograptis luteolata

27/6/2010 Oxford garden
Six-Spot Burnet moth

Zygaena filipendulae

17/7/2007 Freshwater cliffs, Isle of Wight
Cinnabar moth caterpillar 17/7/2007 Brook cliffs, Isle of Wight
Pebble Prominent moth

Pterostoma palpina

21/5/2010 Oxford garden
Blood-vein moth

Timandra comae

23/6/2010 Oxford garden/in house
The Gothic moth

Naenia typica

21/6/2010 Oxford garden
Yellow tail moth

Euproctis simils

5/7/2009 On a nettle leaf at Otmoor
Great Dart moth

Agrotis crassa

19/7/2010 Oxford house
The Coronet moth

Craniophora ligustri

27/6/2010 Oxford garden
Grey (poss dark) Dagger

Acronicta psi

11/7/2010 Oxford garden
Ghost moth (female)

Hepialus humuli

27/6/2010 Oxford garden
Square-spot Rustic moth

Xestia xanthographa

27/6/2010 Oxford garden
Dark-spectacle moth

abrostola trigemina

16/5/2010 Oxford garden
White Ermine moth

Spilosoma lubricipeda

27/6/2010 Oxford garden
Emerald moth(?)

Campaea margaritata

11/7/2010 Oxford
Garden carpet moth

Xanthorhoe fluctuata

21/5/2010 Oxford garden
Treble Lines moth

Charanyca trigammica

21/5/2010 Oxford garden
White Plume moth

Pterophorus pentadactyla

24/6/2010 At home
Emperor moth caterpillar 23/7/2005 Woods by Rodental. Blueberry is so you can estimate the size!
The Lackey moth caterpillar

Malacosoma neustria

31/5/2007 Marshland near Roslin, Isle of Wight
Coxcomb Prominent moth caterpillar 24/9/2006 Woods near Wiesbaden
Garden Tiger moth caterpillar 30/10/2005 Woods near Rodental
The Drinker moth caterpillar

Euthrix potatoria

7/5/2003 Isle of Arran

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