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Identification Guide

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Admirals
Honshu White Admiral upperside Honshu White Admiral underside Red Admiral upperside Red Admiral underside

Honshu White Admiral
upperside


© Peter Fox

Honshu White Admiral
underside


© Landcare Research

Red Admiral
upperside


© Taffy Parry

Red Admiral
underside


© R Arter-Williamson
 
Yellow Admiral upperside Yellow Admiral underside

Yellow Admiral
upperside


© Mike Lusk

Yellow Admiral
underside


© Mike Lusk


Blues
Common Blue male upperside Common Blue male underside Common Blue female upperside Common Blue female underside

Common Blue
male upperside


© Mike Lusk

Common Blue
male underside


© Jérôme Albre

Common Blue
female upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Common Blue
female underside


© R Arter-Williamson
 
Long-tailed Blue male upperside Long-tailed Blue female upperside Long-tailed Blue underside

Long-tailed Blue
male upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Long-tailed Blue
female upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Long-tailed Blue
underside


© R Arter-Williamson
 
Southern Blue male upperside Southern Blue male underside Southern Blue female upperside Southern Blue female underside

Southern Blue
male upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Southern Blue
male underside


© R Arter-Williamson

Southern Blue
female upperside


Landcare Research

Southern Blue
female underside


© Jérôme Albre


Coppers
Boulder Copper male upperside Boulder Copper male underside Boulder Copper female upperside Boulder Copper female underside

Boulder Copper
male upperside


© Jérôme Albre

Boulder Copper
male underside


© Attapon Tansakul

Boulder Copper
female upperside


© Mike Lusk

Boulder Copper
female underside


© Attapon Tansakul
Please see the variations page as the Boulder Copper's underside varies..
Common Copper male upperside Common Blue Copper underside Common Copper female upperside Common Copper female underside

Common Copper
male upperside


© Mike Lusk

Common Copper
male underside


© R Arter-Williamson

Common Copper
female upperside


© Jérôme Albre

Common Copper
female underside


© Jérôme Albre
Please see the variations page as the Common Copper has many variations..
Glade Copper upperside Glade Copper underside Glade Copper underside variation Glade Copper <i>L enysii</i> variation

Glade Copper
upperside


Creative Commons Tony Wills

Glade Copper
underside


© Anna Barnett

Glade Copper
underside variation


© Jérôme Albre

Glade Copper
L enysii Variation


© R Arter-Williamson
 
Rauparaha's Copper male upperside Rauparaha's Copper male underside Rauparaha's Copper female upperside Rauparaha's Copper female underside

Rauparaha's Copper
male upperside


© Jérôme Albre

Rauparaha's Copper
male underside


© Jérôme Albre

Rauparaha's Copper
female upperside


© Jérôme Albre

Rauparaha's Copper
female underside


© R Arter-Williamson


Monarch
Monarch male upperside Monarch male underside Monarch female upperside Monarch female underside

Monarch
male upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Monarch
male underside


© R Arter-Williamson

Monarch
female upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Monarch
female underside


© R Arter-Williamson


Ringlets
Black Mountain Ringlet upperside - Dark variety Black Mountain Ringlet underside - Dark variety Black Mountain Ringlet upperside - Light variety Black Mountain Ringlet underside - Light variety

Black Mountain Ringlet
Dark variety upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Black Mountain Ringlet
Dark variety underside


Landcare Research

Black Mountain Ringlet
Light variety upperside


Landcare Research

Black Mountain Ringlet
Light variety underside


Landcare Research
 
Butler's Ringlet male upperside Butler's Ringlet male underside Butler's Ringlet female upperside Butler's Ringlet female underside

Butler's Ringlet
male upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Butler's Ringlet
male underside


© Roger Frost

Butler's Ringlet
female upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Butler's Ringlet
female underside


Auckland Museum
 
Forest Ringlet upperside Forest Ringlet underside

Forest Ringlet
upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Forest Ringlet
underside


© Dave Boyle
 
Common Tussock male upperside Common Tussock male underside Common Tussock female upperside Common Tussock female underside

Common Tussock
male upperside


© Byron Radford

Common Tussock
male underside


© Jérôme Albre

Common Tussock
female upperside


© Jérôme Albre

Common Tussock
female underside


© Jérôme Albre
 
Harris's Tussock male upperside Harris's Tussock male underside Harris's Tussock female upperside Harris's Tussock female underside

Harris's Tussock
male upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Harris's Tussock
male underside


© Roger Frost

Harris's Tussock
female upperside


Landcare Research

Harris's Tussock
female underside


Landcare Research
 
Janita's Tussock male upperside Janita's Tussock male upperside Janita's Tussock female upperside Janita's Tussock female underside

Janita's Tussock
male upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Janita's Tussock
male underside


© R Arter-Williamson

Janita's Tussock
female upperside


Landcare Research

Janita's Tussock
female underside


Landcare Research


White
White Butterfly male upperside White Butterfly male underside White Butterfly female upperside White Butterfly female underside

White Butterfly
male upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

White Butterfly
male underside


© R Arter-Williamson

White Butterfly
female upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

White Butterfly
female underside


© R Arter-Williamson


Migrants
Blue Moon male underside and upperside Blue Moon female upperside Blue Moon female underside

Blue Moon
male underside & upperside


© R Arter-Williamson

Blue Moon
female upperside


Auckland Museum

Blue Moon
female underside


Auckland Museum
 
Painted Lady upperside Painted Lady underside

Painted Lady
upperside


© Mike Lusk

Painted Lady
underside


© Mike Lusk
 
Lesser Wanderer male upperside Lesser Wanderer male underside Lesser Wanderer female upperside Lesser Wanderer female underside

Lesser Wanderer
male upperside


Landcare Research

Lesser Wanderer
male underside


Landcare Research

Lesser Wanderer
female upperside


Auckland Museum

Lesser Wanderer
female underside


Auckland Museum
 
Blue Tiger male Blue Tiger female Evening Brown Meadow Argus

Blue Tiger
male


Auckland Museum

Blue Tiger
female


Auckland Museum

Evening Brown
 


© Norm Twigge

Meadow Argus
 


© Roger Frost
 



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