A Butterfly Expedition to Armenia.

  • T. C. Emmel
  • A. Sourakov
  • A. Dantchenko
Keywords: Apaturinae, Ascalaphidae, Azerbaijan, biodiversity, biogeography, Buprestidae, Caprifoliaceae, Caucasus, Central Asia, Cerambycidae, Coleoptera, Georgia, Hesperiidae, Leguminosae, Libytheidae, life history, Lycaenidae, Myrmeleontidae, Nemopteridae, Neuroptera, Noctuidae, Nymphalidae, Palearctic, Papilionidae, Pieridae, Russsia, Satyrinae, Soviet Union, Turkey, Ulmaceae, Umbelliferae


The results of a June-July 1996 expedition to central Armenia are described. Immature stages of Limenitis reducta (Nymphalidae), Tomares romanovi (Lycaenidae) and Libythea celtis (Libytheidae) are illustrated, and a new food plant record is provided for Thaleropis jonia (Nymphalidae). A list of butterfly species (except skippers) found at Khosrov Nature Reserve is given.