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YEAR LIST 2016  with date of first sighting (including indications of new species).

 
For commentaries and photos on my butterfly hunting excursions this year, click on the following:Excursion Notes 2016
For previous Year Lists, please click on year:201520142013
For previous Excursion Notes (with photos), please click on year:201520142013

2016SPECIESLOCATION
31.01.161Wall Brown, Lasiommata megeraPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
31.01.162Small Tortoiseshell, Aglais urticaePomarolo, Trentino, Italy
19.02.163Large Tortoiseshell, Nymphalis polychlorosPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
19.02.164Red Admiral, Vanessa atalantaPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
01.03.165Brimstone, Gonepteryx rhamniPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
01.03.166Comma, Polygonia c-albumPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
01.03.167Peacock, Inachis ioPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
01.03.168Nettle-Tree Butterfly, Libythea celtisNomi, Trentino, Italy
19.03.169Clouded Yellow, Colias croceusServis, Trentino, Italy
19.03.1610Green-veined White, Pieris napiServis, Trentino, Italy
26.03.1611*Small White, Artogeia rapaeAlicante, Spain
26.03.1612*Swallowtail, Papilio machaonAlicante, Spain
26.03.1613*Speckled Wood, Pararge aegeriaVila Joiosa, Spain
27.03.1614Bath White, Pontia dapliceAltea, Spain
27.03.1615Long-tailed Blue, Lampides boeticus                 ( NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Altea, Spain
27.03.1616Black-eyed Blue, Glaucopsyche melanops          (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Altea, Spain
28.03.1617*Scarce Swallowtail, Iphiclides podaliriusSerra Gelada, Altea, Spain
28.03.1618Two-tailed Pasha, Charaxes jasius                     (New photos on species page)Serra Gelada, Altea, Spain
29.03.1619*Large White, Pieris brassicaeGuadalest, Altea, Spain
29.03.16.20Cleopatra, Gonepteryx cleopatraGuadalest, Altea, Spain
29.03.16.21Moroccan Orange Tip, Anthocharis belia Guadalest, Altea, Spain
30.03.16.22Lang's Short-tailed BlueCallosa d'en Sarria, Spain
01.04.16.23Orange Tip, Anthocharis cardaminesServis, Trentino, Italy
01.04.16.24Grizzled Skipper, Pyrgus malvaeMlg Pulzom, Pomarolo, Trentino, Italy
01.04.16.25Green Hairstreak, Callophrys rubiMlg Pulzom, Pomarolo, Trentino, Italy
02.04.1625bSpeckled Wood, Pararge aegeriaDietro Beseno, Trentino, Italy
03.04.16.25cSmall White, Artogeia rapaePomarolo, Trentino, Italy
03.04.16.26Holly Blue, Celastrina  argiolusPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
03.04.16.26bSwallowtail, Papilio machaonPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
06.04.16.27Painted Lady, Vanessa carduiPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
10.04.16.28Small Copper, Lycaena phlaes Avio, Trentino, Italy
10.04.16.29Wood White, Laptidea sinapisAvio, Trentino, Italy
10.04.16.30Chequered Blue, Scolitantides orionAvio, Trentino, Italy
10.04.16.31Dingy Skipper, Erynnis TagesAvio, Trentino, Italy
10.04.16.32Pearl bordered Fritillary, Clossiana euphrosyneAvio, Trentino, Italy
10.04.16.32bScarce Swallowtail, Iphiclides podaliriusAvio, Trentino, Italy
13.04.16.33Eastern Bath White, Pontia edusaPomarolo, Trentino. Italy
13.04.16.34Short-tailed Blue, Everes argiadesPomarolo, Trentino. Italy
15.04.16.35Small Heath, Coenonympha pamphilusPomarolo, Trentino. Italy
16.04.16.36Mallow Skipper. Carcharodus alceae Noarna, Trentino, Italy
16.04.16.37Small Blue, Cupido minimusNoarna, Trentino, Italy
29.04.1638Common Blue, Polyommatus icarusChiusole - Nomi, Trentino, Italy
29.04.1639Adonis Blue, Polyommatus bellargusChiusole - Nomi, Trentino, Italy
29.04.1640Sooty Copper, Lycaena tityrusChiusole - Nomi, Trentino, Italy
29.04.1641Berger's Clouded Yellow, Colias alfacariensisChiusole - Nomi, Trentino, Italy
29.04.1642Glanville Fritillary, Melitaea cinxia Chiusole - Nomi, Trentino, Italy
06.05.1643Camberwell Beauty, Nymphalis antiopaDietro-Beseno, Trentino, Italy
08.05.16.44Queen of Spain Fritillary, Issoria lathoniaSan Nicolo', Trentino, Italy
08.05.16.45Red Underwing Skipper, Spialia sertoriusSan Nicolo', Trentino, Italy
08.05.16.46Reverdin's Blue or Idas BlueSan Nicolo', Trentino, Italy
14.05.16.47Spotted Fritillary, Melitaea didymaServis, Trentino, Italy
14.05.16.48Chapman's Blue, Agrodiaetus thersitesServis, Trentino, Italy
21.05.16.49Woodland Ringlet, Erebia medusaMonte Baldo, Trentino, Italy
22.05.16.50Green-underside Blue, Glaucopsyche alexisServis, Trentino, Italy
27.05.16.51Duke of Burgundy Fritillary, Hamearis lucinaLagi di Cei, Trentino, Italy
27.05.16.52De Prunner's Ringlet, Erebia triariaMonte Bondone, Trentino, Italy
28.05.16.53Geranium Argus, Eumedonia eumedonMoietto, Trentino, Italy
28.05.16.54Black-veined White, Aporia crataegi Moietto, Trentino, Italy.
02.06.16.55Large Copper, Lycaena dispar           (New photos on species page)Zagreb, Croatia.
02.06.16.56Map Butterfly, Araschnia levanaZagreb, Croatia.
02.06.16.57*Heath Fritillary, Mellicta athalia Zagreb, Croatia.
05.06.16.58Meadow Brown, Maniola jurtinaFeltre, Veneto, Italy
11.06.16.59Essex Skipper, Thymelicus lineolaServis, Trentino, Italy
11.06.16.60Twin-spot Fritillary, Brenthis hecateServis, Trentino, Italy
12.06.16.61 Mazarine Blue, Polyommatus semiargusCimana di Pomarolo, Trentino, Italy
12.06.1662Clouded Apollo, Parnassius mnemosyneCimana di Pomarolo, Trentino, Italy
12.06.1662bHeath Fritillary, Mellicta athaliaCimana di Pomarolo, Trentino, Italy
14.06.16.63Chequered Skipper, carterocephalos palaemonLa Guardia, Trentino, Italy
15.06.16.64Pearly Heath,  Coenonympha arcaniaLa Guardia, Trentino, Italy
17.06.16.65Brown Argus, Aricia agestisPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
18.06.16.66Marbled White, Melanargia galatheaValdastico, Veneto, Italy
18.06.16.67Marbled Fritillary, Brenthis daphne.Valdastico, Veneto, Italy
18.06.16.68Ringlet, Aphantopus hyperantusValdastico, Veneto, Italy
18.06.16.69Large Wall Brown, Lasiommata maeraValdastico, Veneto, Italy
18.06.16.70Woodland brown, Lopinga Achine.Valdastico, Veneto, Italy
18.06.16.71False Heath Fritillary, Melitaea diamina     (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Valdastico, Veneto, Italy
18.06.16.72Large Skipper, Ochlodes venatusValdastico, Veneto, Italy
20.06.16.73Silver-washed Fritillary, Argynnis paphiaPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
20.06.16.74Blue-spot Hairstreak,  Satyrium spiniPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
20.06.16.75Ilex hairstreak, Satyrium ilicisPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
21.06.16.76Olive Skipper, Pyrgus serratulae.       (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Serrada, Trentino, Italy
22.06.16.77Geranium Bronze, Cacyreus  marshalliPomarolo, Trentino, Italy
25.06.16.78Dewy Ringlet,  Erebia pandroseRifugio Lancia, Trentino, Italy
27.06.16.79Thor's Fritillary, Clossiana thoreVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.06.16.80Alpine Heath, Coenonympha gardettaVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.06.16.81Purple-edged Copper,  Lycaena hippothoeVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.06.16.82Large Blue, Phengaris arionVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
28.06.16.83Lesser Mountain Ringlet, Erebia melampusVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
28.06.16.84Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary,  Clossiana seleneVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
28.06.16.85Common Brassy Ringlet, Erebia cassioidesVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
28.06.16.86Dark Green Fritillary, Argynnis aglaiaVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
30.06.16.87Alpine Blue, Plebejus orbitulusVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
04.07.16.88Eastern Rock Grayling, Hipparchia syriaca? (or Woodland Grayling, Hipparchia fagi)Bol, Island  of Brac, Croatia.
04.07.16.89Southern White Admiral, Limenitis reductaBol, Island  of Brac, Croatia.
04.07.16.90Southern Comma, Polygonia egeaBol, Island  of Brac, Croatia.
04.07.16.91*Great Sooty Satyr, Satyrus ferulaBol, Island  of Brac, Croatia.
06.07.16.92Cardinal, Argynnis pandoraBol, Island  of Brac, Croatia.
07.07.16.93Southern Gatekeeper, Pyronia ceciliaBol, Island  of Brac, Croatia.
10.07.16.94Grayling, Hipparchia semeleBol, Island  of Brac, Croatia.
15.07.16.95Long-tailed Blue, Lampides boeticus,Bol Island of Brac, Croatia.
15.07.16.96*Tree Grayling, Neohipparchia statilinus,Bol Island of Brac, Croatia.
19.07.16.97Hungarian Glider, Neptis rivularisRiver Dobra, Karlovac, Croatia
19.07.16.98Large Chequered Skipper, Heteropterus morpheusRiver Dobra, Karlovac, Croatia
19.07.16.99Brown Hairstreak, Thecla betulae   (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)River Dobra, Karlovac, Croatia
20.07.16.100Common Glider, Neptis sapphoRiver Kolpa, Vinica, Slovenia.
25.07.16.101Almond-eyed Ringlet, Erebia alberganusMonte Stivo, Trentino, Italy
25.07.16.102Chalk-Hill Blue, Polyommatus coridonMonte Stivo, Trentino, Italy
25.07.16.103White Admiral, Limenitis camillaRonzo Chienis, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.104Scarce Copper, Lycaena virgaureaeVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.105Small Apollo, Parnassius phoebusVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.106Moorland Clouded Yellow, Colias palaenoVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.107Niobe Fritillary, Argynnis niobeVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.108Shepherds Fritillary, Boloria palesVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.109Arran Brown, Erebia ligeaVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.110Cranberry Blue   (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Val di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
27.07.16.111Dusky Grizzled Skipper  (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Val di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
28.07.16.112Titania's Fritillary, Clossiana titaniaVal di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
28.07.16.113Large Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus alveus     (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Val di Rabbi, Trentino, Italy
01.08.16.114Silver-studded Blue, Plebejus argusServis, Pomarolo, Trentino, Italy
01.08.16.115Scotch Argus, Erebia aethiopsServis, Pomarolo, Trentino, Italy
02.08.16.116Stygian Ringlet, Erebia styxMonte Baldo, Veneto, Italy
02.08.16.117Silky Ringlet, Erebia gorge           (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Monte Baldo, Veneto, Italy
02.08.16.118Sooty Ringlet, Erebia pluto           (NEW SPECIES FOR THIS SITE)Monte Baldo, Trentino, Italy
04.08.16.119Water Ringlet, Erebia pronoe Val dei Mocheni, Trentino, Italy
14.08.16.120Purple Emperor Apatura iris (New photos on species page)Valmalene, Trentino, Italy
17.08.16.121Apollo, Parnassius apolloCastel Tesino, Trentino, Italy
19.08.16.122Dryad, Minois dryasSan Colombano, Rovereto, Italy
19.08.16.123Woodland Grayling, Hipparchia fagiSan Colombano, Rovereto, Italy
19.08.16.124Silver-spotted Skipper, Hesperia commaSan Colombano, Rovereto, Italy
23.08.16.125Marbled Ringlet, Erebia montanaVal Breguzzo, Trentino, Italy
31.08.16.126Gatekeeper, Pyronia tithonusArco, Trentino, Italy
During the year 126 different species seen and identified; 106 in Italy and 20 in Spain, Croatia  or Slovenia. (Numbers with * indicate species also spotted in Italy.)

For a similar month-by-month list of sightings of butterflies in Switzerland, please click on this link to Guy Padfield's fantastic website. http://www.guypadfield.com/butterflyyear.html

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