Butterflies are undoubtedly amongst the most colourful and attractive insects with large scaly wings. In Europe around 482 species of butterflies (moths are not included) can be found. In the Netherlands, like other European countries the number of species decline dramatically; many species are critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or near threatened. Only 53species has left.
Swallowtails - Festoons - Apollos
Whites - Clouded Yellows - Brimstones
Hairstreaks - Coppers - Blues
Emperors - Vanessids - Fritillaries
Marbled Whits - Graylings - Heaths
Butterflies in France
Butterflies in NL
Eifel - Germany
Threats & Enemies
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