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Matt Rowling's European Butterflies        

If you wish to see more pictures of butterfly species from Italy and elsewhere, I strongly recommend clicking on the link to this link, which will take you to a superb, comprehensive study of butterflies from all over Europe. 
Guy Padfield's Butterfly Page (Europe)
Another excellent site with some wonderful photos and a very interesting butterfly year list with commentaries describing  some of Guy's butterfly-hunting excursions in both words and photos.
Butterflies of France - Roger Gibbons
Great site with really useful, detailed identification charts and comparative photos of the pyrgus species and the blues
The Butterflies of the Monts du Lyonnais (France)  by Timothy Cowles
A further superb site with loads of high quality photos and lots of useful information about each species.
Fleeting Wonders - Butterflies and Burnets of France - by Philippe Bricaire
Another fantastic site with species-by-species photos of butterflies and burnett moths found in France.
Butterfly Images for Art and Identification - a European and Mediterranean Perspective
This is another great site created by Paul Kipling with lots of wonderful photos. http://ptkbutterflies.wix.com/photo-art
Schmetterlinge der Schweiz - Butterflies & Moths of Switzerland
A marvellous site with hundreds of high-quality photos of butterflies and moths in Switzerland and other places.
UK Butterflies   
A professional site with excellent pictures of species found in the UK.
Captain's European Butterfly Guide - Simon Combes
A very full sight with numerous photos of European species and very useful lists of the distribution of species found in each country.
Butterflies of Bulgaria - Zdravko Kolev
Designed and created by Zdravko Kolev, owner and author of The butterflies of Bulgaria, this site is a must for any leptidopterist travelling to Bulgaria.
Le Farfalle della Puglia
A very interesting site by Giuseppe Cagnetta with lots of great photos from Puglia, the "heel" of Italy. https://sites.google.com/site/lefarfalledellapuglia/
Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa
A huge site with thousands of photos of butterflies and moths, with well over 150 contributors.

Butterfly Conservation - European Butterflies Group
A European Butterfly Interests group that aims to encourage recording of butterflies and moths in Europe, circulate information, facilitate and set up contacts with local groups. 
Progetto ARVe  - Atlas of Butterflies in Veneto
A collective research scheme collecting data on the distribution of butterflies in the Veneto region  of  north-east Italy.

An interesting web-page with information about insects, entomology, its history and uses. Lots of other useful links, too.
Useful pages about butterfly flower gardens including interesting information about the life-cycle of butterflies, suggested by Courtney Phillips' group of youngsters in Canada. Thank you!
A page giving a clear explanation of the life-cycle of a butterfly with some great photos of the various stages of development.
A website with advice on how to make your garden attractive to butterflies. Thank you, Tasha!

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