Late July and early August — peak season observations of butterflies. By this time most of them are already emerging from pupae. In Russia, count seven thousand species, in Moscow you can find about 200, more than 90 of them listed in the Red book of Moscow.

what the butterflies can now be found in the capital’s parks, said experts Mospeada.

Carterocephalus: palemon and forestry

These butterfly families Tolstoganova listed in the Red book of Moscow: palemon falls into the second category (rare species, whose numbers have declined), and the forest — to the third (species that are vulnerable in the conditions of Moscow). Butterflies can be found on glades and in different composition and age of forests, often in spruce-birch. Also they live in semidarkness damp clearings with grasses.

Lentochnykh Camille

Another representative of the red book of Moscow, a listed rare species. This butterfly is named after the Amazon Camilla, the character in Greek mythology. Females have a hidden way of life mainly near the tops of the trees and descend to the ground rarely. Therefore, natural areas more common to see males that gather around the pools, the banks of ponds and on the flowers of umbelliferous plants.

Fritillary Selena

This butterfly also refers to a rare species. Perlamutrovki meet at forest edges, clearings, swampy and damp meadows, river banks.

uglokrylnitsa with white

Color reminiscent of the hives, these butterflies live throughout Eastern Europe, except tundra and deserts. They may even dwell in the mountains at an altitude of two thousand meters above sea level. The second part of the name of a distinctive sign is a white spot on the hind wing in the form of the letter “C”.

White Baryshnikova and turnip

They are called aporia Crataegi and braquenie. These butterfly — garden of rediclinic. The caterpillars of braquenie like turnip, rutabaga, cabbage, and aporia Crataegi — all fruit trees and bushes.

the Brimstones

This bright-yellow tie a know under the second name limonite. Found in rare woods, including pine, on clearings, water-meadows, parks and gardens. Of Kruchinina live an extremely long time: from late April to autumn — spring. To withstand long life, these insects go into diapause for a few weeks, and then again become active.

Eye flower

a Butterfly of the family satyrinae that occurs in meadows, forest edges, clearings, banks of rivers and streams, in parks and gardens.