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Photos of UAE butterflies and moths

 

Anphaeis aurota - Caper White

Azanus ubaldus - Desert Babul Blue

Azanus jesous - African Babul Blue

Brephidium exile - Western Pygmy Blue

Catopsilla florella - African Emigrant

Colias croceus - Clouded Yellow

Chilades parrhasius - Indian (Small) Cupid

Coeliades anchises jucundai - Giant Skipper

Colotis phisadia phisadia - Blue-spotted Arab

Colotis calais - Small Salmon Arab

Colotis fausta - Salmon Arab

Danaus chrysippus - Plain Tiger

Elphinstonia charlonia - Desert Black Tip

Freyeria trochylus - Grass Jewel

Gegenes nostrodamus - Mediterranean Skipper

Hypolimnas misippus - Danaid Eggfly

Lampides boeticus - Long-tailed Blue

Papilio demoleus - Lime Butterfly

Papilio machaon - Common Swallowtail

Pelopidas mathias - Lesser Millet Skipper

Pontia glauconome - Desert White

Precis orithya - Blue Pansy

Tarucus roseacus - Mediterranean Pierrot

Vanessa cardui cardui - Painted Lady

Zizeeria karsandra - Dark Grass Blue

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Acherontia styx styx - Death's-head Hawk-moth

Daphnis nerii - Oleander Hawk-moth

Heliothela ophideresana

Hyles livornica - Striped Hawk-moth

Hippotion celerio - Silver-striped Hawkmoth

Agrius convolvuli - Convolvulus Hawk-moth

Macroglossum stellatarum - Hummingbird Hawk Moth

Spoladia recurvalis - Hawaian Beet Webworm

Utetheisa pulchella - Crimson Speckled Footman

 

Un-identified moth and butterflies

Un-identified caterpillars

 

See also http://www.pbase.com/wildlifeuae/insecta