List of butterflies of Egypt

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Location of Egypt

This is a list of butterflies of Egypt. About 62 species are known from Egypt, two of which are endemic.[1][2][3]

Papilionidae[edit]

Pieridae[edit]

Lycaenidae[edit]

Nymphalidae[edit]

Hesperiidae[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b El-Gabbas, Ahmed; Gilbert, Francis (2016). "The Desert Beauty Calopieris eulimene: a butterfly new to Egypt (Insecta: Lepidoptera)". Zoology in the Middle East. 62 (3): 279–281. ISSN 0939-7140. doi:10.1080/09397140.2016.1202984. 
  2. ^ Gilbert, Francis; Zalat, Samy (2008). Butterflies of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation (PDF). Cairo: Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. 
  3. ^ Larsen, Torben (1990). The Butterflies of Egypt. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-8788757149.