List of butterflies of Morocco

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Location of Morocco (dark green) and the Western Sahara, partially controlled by disputed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (light green)

This is a simple list of the butterflies of Morocco. It does not include the rank changes or subspecies recognized by Tennent (1996) or Delacre and Tarrier (2008).

The list includes the Spanish controlled areas of Ceuta, Melilla and Plazas de soberanía, as well as the territory of the disputed state Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.

Hesperiidae[edit]

Papilionidae[edit]

Papilioninae[edit]

Pieridae[edit]

Pierinae[edit]

Coliadinae[edit]

Dismorphiinae[edit]

Lycaenidae[edit]

Theclinae[edit]

Lycaeninae[edit]

Polyommatinae[edit]

Nymphalidae[edit]

Danainae[edit]

Charaxinae[edit]

Nymphalinae[edit]

Argynninae[edit]

Satyrinae[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Charles Oberthür and Harold Powell, 1914 Faune des Lepidopteres de la Barbarie. Etudes de Lepidopterologie comparee, part 10, p. 1-459. Rennes, 1914. text online plates online
  • Supplemental notes to Mr. Charles Oberthur's Faune des Lepidopteres de la Barbarie, with lists of the specimens in the Tring Museum Novitates Zoologicae Tring 27: 1-127 (1920).online
  • Tennent, J., 1996 The Butterflies of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia Gem Publishing Co ISBN 9780906802052
  • Delacre, J. and Tarrier, M. 2008 Les Papillons de Jour du Maroc Un Guide d'Identification et de Bioindication ISBN 9782914817165
  • Tarrier and Delacre
  • Tarrier and Delacre
  • Funet