Selected References

Books and CDs on the butterflies of Greece and Europe

L.G. Higgins: "The classification of European butterflies", Collins, London (1976)

L.G. Higgins & N.D. Riley: "Field guide to the butterflies of Britain and Europe", Collins, London (1983)

O. Kudrna: "A revision of the genus Hipparchia Fabricius", E.W. Classey Ltd., Faringdon (1977)

O. Kudrna
: "The distribution atlas of European butterflies", Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark (2002)

T. Lafranchis: "Butterflies of Europe", DIATHEO, Paris (2004)

A. Olivier: "The butterflies of the Greek island of Rodos: Taxonomy, faunistics, ecology and phenology", Vlaamse Vereniging Voor Entomologie, Antwerpen (1993)

L. Pamperis: "Butterflies of Greece", Bastas-Plessas, Athens (1997)

A. Roine: "Butterflies of Europe", Lepibase CD 2.0, Vanha-Ulvila, Finland (1999)

T. Tolman & R. Lewington: "Butterflies of Britain and Europe", Harper Collins, London (1997)

V.V. Tshikolovets: "Butterflies of eastern Europe, Urals and the Caucasus", Kiev, Ukraine (2002)

C.A.M. van Swaay & M.S. Warren: "Red Data book of European butterflies (Phopalocera)", Nature and Environment No. 99; Council of Europe Publishing, Strasbourg (1999)

C.A.M. van Swaay & M.S. Warren (eds.): "Prime butterfly areas in Europe: Priority sites for conservation", National Reference Centre for Agriculture, Nature and Fisheries; The Netherlands (2003)

Selected papers on the butterflies of Greece

H.T. Anastassiu & J.G. Coutsis: "Polyommatus (Neolysandra) coelestina from central Greece", Phegea 32 , 153-155 (2004)

J.E.F. Asselbergs
: "A contribution to the knowledge of the Lepidoptera fauna of Samos", Ent. Ber. 38 , 55-57 (1978)

B. Aussem: "Beitrag zur systematischen Stellung von Pseudochazara graeca und Beschreibung einer neuer Subspecies ", Ent. Z. 33, 13-22 (1978)

T.R.L. Bigger: "Notes and observations on some early summer Greek butterflies", Ent. Gaz. 25 , 97-100 (1974)

M. Bollino & G. Sala: "Papilio alexanor eitschbergeri : a new subspecies for Samos island (Greece) and western Turkey", Atalanta 23, 127-131 (1992)

M. Bollino, F. Vitale, G. Sala, D. Cesaroni & V. Sbordoni: "A check-list of Papilionoidea from Erymanthos Oros (Greece, Peloponnisos)", Linn. Belg. XV 242-248 (1996)

R.F. Bretherton: "A distribution list of the butterflies (Rhopalocera) of western and southern Europe", Trans. Soc. Br. Ent. 17, 1-94 (1966)

R.F. Bretherton
: "More about Greek butterflies, June 1968", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 80, 273-281 (1968)

R.F. Bretherton: "Butterflies in central Greece, June 1970", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 82, 277-285 (1970)

R.F. Bretherton, J. Coutsis, L.G. Higgins & C.G.M. de Worms: " Agrodiaetus coelestina Eversmann (A.C.): A Lycaenid new to Greece and western Europe", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 84, 29-32 (1972)

J. Brown: "On two previously undescribed subspecies of Lycaenidae from Greece", Ent.Ber. 36 , 46-47 (1976)

J. Brown
: "A review of the genus Pseudochazara de Lesse, 1951 in Greece", Ent.Gaz. 27, 85-90 (1976)

J. Brown: "On the status of a recently discovered Agrodiaetus Hübner", Ent.Gaz. 28, 3-8 (1977)

J. Brown: "Subspeciation in the butterflies (Lepidoptera) of the Peloponnesos with notes on adjacent parts of Greece", Ent.Gaz. 28, 141-174 (1977)

J. Brown: "A new subspecies of Pseudochazara graeca (Staudinger) from Greece", Ent.Rec. 99, 68-69 (1977)

J. Brown & J.G. Coutsis
: "Two newly discovered Lycaenid butterflies from Greece with notes on allied species", Ent.Gaz. 29, 201-213 (1978)

J. Brown & C.G.M. de Worms: "Agrodiaetus damone (Eversmann) discovered in the Peloponnese", Ent.Gaz. 26, 191-195 (1975)

F. Carbonell: "Contribution a la connaisance du genre Allancastria Bryk (1934). Morphologie, biologie et ecologie d' Allancastria cretica (Rebel, 1904)", Linn. Belg. XV 303-308 (1996)

A. Casale & S.A. Cecchin: "Further data on Parnassius apollo Linne, 1758 in the Peloponnese", Nota Lepid. 13, 8-11 (1990)

J.G. Coutsis
: "List of Grecian butterflies", Entomologist 102, 264-268 (1969)

J.G. Coutsis: "List of Grecian butterflies: Additional records 1967-1971", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 84, 145-151 (1972)

J.G. Coutsis: "List of Grecian butterflies: Additional records 1972", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 85, 165-167 (1973)

J.G. Coutsis: "Spring butterflies from the island of Skyros, Greece", Ent. Rec. 88, 33-37 (1976)

J.G. Coutsis: "Notes concernig the taxonomical status of Coenonympha thyrsis Freyer", Ent. Rec. 89, 1-2 (1977)

J.G. Coutsis: "List of Grecian butterflies: Additions and corrections", Ent. Rec. 90, 137-140 (1978)

J.G. Coutsis: "Spring butterflies from the Greek islands of Paros and Sifnos", Ent. Rec. 93, 154-156 (1981)

J.G. Coutsis: "Butterflies from the Greek island of Andros, end June 1983", Ent. Rec. 97, 10-12 (1985)

J.G. Coutsis: "Butterflies and burnet moths from Milos island, Greece, end May 1984", Ent. Rec. 97, 197-199 (1985)

J.G. Coutsis: "Notes concernig the taxonomical status of Turanana panagaea taygetica Rebel", Nota Lepid. 9, 35-38 (1986)

J.G. Coutsis: "Butterflies from the Greek islands of Siros, Naxos and Santorini", Phegea 22, 157-160 (1994)

J.G. Coutsis: "Additional butterfly records from the Greek islands of Santorini and Siros", Phegea 24, 13-16 (1996)

J. G. Coutsis: "Skippers, Butterflies, Burnets and Harvesters from the Greek island of Límnos, a Skipper new to the Greek island of Santoríni and two Butterflies new to the Greek island of Síros", Phegea 29, 9-17 (2001)

J. G. Coutsis: "Revision of the Turanana endymion species-group", Nota Lepid. 27, 251-272 (2005)

J. G. Coutsis: "Melanargia larissa confirmed for the Greek Cycladic island of Andros, located in the Aegean Sea, additional butterfly records from this island and a general overview of its butterfly composition", Phegea 35, 21-26 (2007)

J.G. Coutsis, J. De Prins & W. De Prins: "The chromosome number and karyotype of the two morphs of Polyommatus (Lysandra ) coridon from Greece", Phegea 29, 63-71 (2001)

J.G. Coutsis & J. De Prins: "A new brown Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) from northern Greece", Phegea 33, 129-138 (2005)

J.G. Coutsis & J. De Prins: "The chromosome number and karyotype of  Plebejus (Plebejides) pylaon brethertorni from Mt. Helmos, Peloponnisos, Greece, its tentative elevation to species level, and notes about presently existing unsettled taxonomic questions in the pylaon species-group complex ", Phegea 34, 57-60 (2006)

J.G. Coutsis & J. De Prins: "The chromosome number and karyotype of  Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) nephohiptamenos from Mt. Helmos, Peloponnisos, Greece, its tentative elevation to species level, and notes about presently existing unsettled taxonomic questions in the pylaon species-group complex ", Phegea 35, 27-29 (2007)

J.G. Coutsis, J. Dils, N. Ghavalas & D. van der Poorten: "A new Erebia species for the Greek fauna", Phegea 25, 169-172 (1997)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas
: "Neptis rivularis (Scopoli, 1763) new to Greece", Phegea 16, 59-60 (1988)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas: "Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771) new to Greece", Phegea 17, 103 (1989)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas: "Agriades pyrenaicus (Boisduval, 1840) from N. Greece and notes on Apatura metis (Freyer [1829]) from N.E. Greece", Phegea 19, 133-135 (1991)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas: "Notes on Polyommatus icarus (Rottemburg, 1775) in Greece and the description of a new Polyommatus from northern Greece", Phegea 23, 145-156 (1995)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas: "The skippers and butterflies of the Greek part of the Rodopi massif", Phegea 29, 143-158 (2001)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas: "A recently discovered new locality for Coenonympha leander in Greece, and notes about the taxonomic position of the species-group taxon orientalis", Phegea 33, 121-128 (2005)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas: "Butterflies and skippers from the Greek island of Evvia", Phegea 34, 49-55 (2006)

J.G. Coutsis & N. Ghavalas: "Archon apollinus from Rodos Island, Greece, confirmation desirable", Phegea 34, 81-83 (2006)

J.G. Coutsis & A. Olivier: "Confirmation of the presence of both Gegenes pumilio pumilio (Hoffmansegg, 1804) and Gegenes nostrodamus (Fabricius, 1783) on the Greek island of Kriti", Phegea 21, 101-107 (1993)

J.G. Coutsis, J. Puplesiene & W. De Prins: "The chromosome number and karyotype of the two morphs of Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) ripartii and Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) aroaniensis from Greece". Phegea 27, 81-84 (1999)

J.V. Dacie, M.K.V. Dacie & P. Grammaticos: "Butterflies in Northern and Central Greece, July 1971", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 84, 257-266 (1972)

J.V. Dacie, M.K.V. Dacie & P. Grammaticos: "Butterflies in Northern Greece, June-July 1976", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 89, 265-266 (1977)

J.V. Dacie, M.K.V. Dacie, P. Grammaticos, L.G. Higgins & N. Riley: "Butterflies in Northern Greece, June-July 1978", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 91, 311-314 (1979)

J.V. Dacie, M.K.V. Dacie, P. Grammaticos & J.G. Coutsis : "Butterflies in Northern Greece, July-August 1980", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 94, 18-20 (1982)

S. de Louker & J. Dils: "The occurence of Proterebia phegea Borkhausen in Greece with description of a new subspecies", Phegea 15, 157-160 (1987)

R.L.H. Dennis, T.G. Shreeve, A. Olivier & J.G. Coutsis: "Contemporary geography dominates butterfly diversity gradients within the Aegean archipelago", J. Biogeography 27, 1365-1383 (2000)

O. de Prins & D. van der Poorten: "Een nieuwe Pseudochazara Soort voor de Wetenschap uit Noordoost-Griekenland", Phegea 10, 7-21 (1981)

M.E. Fountaine: "Butterfly hunting in Greece, in the year 1900", Ent. Rec. J. Var. 14, 29-35 & 64-67 (1902)

D.E. Gaskin & E.A. Littler
: "Rhopalocera from Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Samos and Chios islands (Greece) and the Kusadi region (SW Turkey) in 1983 and 1984", Ent. Rec. 98, 186-192 (1986)

J.D. Holloway: "Hipparchia semele (Linnaeus) in north-west Greece?", Ent. Gaz. 30, 189-190 (1979)

D. Jutzeler & T. Lafranchis: "Biologie et écologie d' Hyponephele lupina (Costa, 1836) en Grèce. Comparaison avec Hyponephele lycaon (Rottemburg, 1775)", Linn. Belg. XX, 35-44 (2005)

D. Jutzeler, T. Lafranchis & M. Wiemer: "Comparaison des états pré-imaginaux de Kirinia roxelana (Cramer, 1777) de Grèce et d' Esperarge climene (Esper, 1783) d' Iran complétée par des indications sur la taxinomie, l' écologie et la distribution et enrichie d' observations récentes des deux espèces faites en Grèce", Linn. Belg. XX, 51-62 (2005)

Z. Kolev: "Notes on the distribution and ecology of Balkan populations of the Plebejus idas - group", Phegea 33, 13-22 (2005)

A. Koutroubas: "Araschnia levana (Linnaeus, 1758) espèce nouvelle pour la Grèce", Phegea 19, 99-100 (1991)

A. Koutroubas: "Limenitis camilla (Linnaeus, 1763) espèce nouvelle pour la Grèce", Phegea 20, 9-10 (1992)

A. Koutroubas: "Pseudochazara geyeri occidentalis (Rebel & Zerny, 1931) espèce nouvelle pour la Grèce", Phegea 21, 45-46 (1993)

A. Koutroubas: "Erebia rhodopensis (Nicholl, 1900) espèce nouvelle pour la Grèce", Phegea 22, 9-13 (1994)

A. Koutsaftikis: "Recent butterfly records from Greece", Ent. Rec. 86, 15-17 (1974)

T. Lafranchis: "Biologie, ecologie et repartition d' Erynnis marloyi (Boiduval, 1834) en Grèce", Linn. Belg. XIX, 135-139 (2003)

T. Lafranchis: "Biologie, ecologie et repartition de Carcharodus orientalis (Reverdin, 1913) en Grèce. Comparaison avec Carcharodus flocciferus (Zeller, 1847)", Linn. Belg. XIX, 140-146 (2003)

T. Lafranchis: "Biologie, ecologie et repartition de Gegenes pumilio (Hoffmansegg, 1804) en Grèce", Linn. Belg. XX, 116-120 (2005)

R. Leestmans & T. Arheilger
: "Les Lepidopteres du massif Chelmos (Peloponnese, Grèce): inventaire et considerations zoogeographique", Linn. Belg. XI, 150-192 (1987), XI, 209-232 (1988)

R. Leestmans & W. Back: "Nouvelles captures d' Euchloe penia (Freyer, 1852) dans le Peloponnese", Linn. Belg. XIII, 351-388 (1992)

J. Mairiaux & J. Hutsebaut: "The identification of Apatura metis & Apatura ilia and their distribution in Greece and Turkey", Phegea 25, 65-79 (1997)

X. Merit & V. Merit: "Contribution a la connaissance lepidopterique de l'ile de Crete", Linn. Belg. XVI, 291-297 (1998)

A. Olivier: "Spring butterflies on the island of Kos", Phegea 14, 109-114 (1986)

A. Olivier: "Catalogue of the butterflies of the Greek islands in the collection of the Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoologie (Zoologisch Museum) Amsterdam", Phegea 15, 77-88 (1987)

A. Olivier: "The butterflies of the Greek island of Limnos", Phegea 16, 33-42 (1988)

A. Olivier: "Taxonomy and geographical variation of Satyrium ledereri (Boisduval, 1848) with the description of a new subspecies from the Greek island of Samos", Phegea 17, 1-18 (1989)

A. Olivier: "Pyrgus alveus alveus (Hübner, [1803]) in Greece", Phegea 17, 61-66 (1989)

A. Olivier: "The butterflies of the Greek island of Simi", Phegea 19, 63-70 (1991)

A. Olivier
: "Critical notes on the butterflies of the Greek island of Kastellorizo", Phegea 18, 169-190 (1990)

A. Olivier: "The butterflies of the Greek island of Astipalea", Phegea 20, 121-123 (1992)

A. Olivier: "The butterflies of the Greek island of Tilos", Phegea 21, 17-23 (1993)

A. Olivier: "The butterflies of the Greek island of Kalimnos", Phegea 246, 149-156 (1996)

A. Olivier & W.O. de Prins: "Taxonomy and geographical variation of Hipparchia mersina (Staudinger, 1871) with notes on its ecology and phenology", Phegea 17, 169-221 (1989)

A. Olivier & J.G. Coutsis: "Notes on Maniola telmessia (Zeller, 1847) from the eastern Aegean islands, with new insights about its population on the Greek islands of Karpathos and Kassos", Phegea 21, 113-130 (1993)

A. Olivier & A. Riemis: "Spring butterflies and moths from the Greek island of Karpathos", Phegea 15, 9-12 (1987)

A. Riemis: "The butterflies of the Greek island of Karpathos with notes on  Hipparchia christenseni Kudrna", Ent. Rec. 98, 149-153 (1986)

K. Rose
: "Voyage lepidopterique dans l'ile de Crete", Linn. Belg. XI, 414-427 (1988)

G. Thomson: "Maniola chia - a new Satyrid from the Greek island of Chios", Phegea 15, 13-22 (1987)

G. Thomson: "Maniola halicarnassus - a new Satyrid from south-western Turkey", Phegea 18, 149-155 (1990)

D. van der Poorten: "Thymelicus hyrax (Lederer, 1861), a new species for the Greek mainland", Phegea 18, 27-29 (1990)

D. van der Poorten & S. Cuvelier: "Mellicta aurelia new for Greece", Phegea 25, 89-90 (1997)

D. van der Poorten, J. Dils & J. Coutsis: "Colias erate (Esper, 1804), a true resident of the Greek butterfly fauna", Phegea 16, 123-127 (1988)

D. van der Poorten: "On the occurence of Kretania eurypilos Freyer on the Peloponesos", Nota Lepid. 7, 164-170 (1984)

L. Willemse: "Distribution records of Rhopalocera (Lepidoptera) in the Greek mainland and Crete", Ent. Ber. 35, 77-88 (1975)

L. Willemse: "Some intreresting faunistical data of Rhopalocera in Greece", Ent. Ber. 40, 156-158 (1980)

L. Willemse: "More about the distribution of Rhopalocera in Greece", Ent. Ber. 41, 41-47 (1981)

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