Browns (family)
Satyrinae (Boisduval, 1833)
Subfamily of browns belongs to the family of brush-footed butterflies. They are presented here separately because they were considered a distinct family and because of the large number of species. There was 43 species recorded in Croatia. Characteristics of browns are rounded wings of various shades of brown and markings shaped like an eye.
  • False Ringlet
       
    Coenonympha oedippus (Fabricius, 1787)
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Small Heath
    Coenonympha pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 23]
  • Eastern Large Heath
    Coenonympha rhodopensis (Elwes, 1900)
    [Number of photos: 11]
  • Chestnut Heath
    Coenonympha glycerion (Borkhausen, 1788)
    [Number of photos: 21]
  • Pearly Heath
    Coenonympha arcania (Linnaeus, 1761)
    [Number of photos: 18]
  • Lattice Brown
    Kirinia roxelana (Cramer, 1777)
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Speckled Wood
    Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 23]
  • Wall Brown
    Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1767)
    [Number of photos: 30]
  • Northern Wall Brown
    Lasiommata petropolitana (Fabricius, 1787)
    [Number of photos: 7]
  • Large Wall Brown
    Lasiommata maera (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 27]
  • Woodland Brown
     
    Lopinga achine (Scopoli, 1763)
    [Number of photos: 17]
  • Gatekeeper
    Pyronia tithonus (Linnaeus, 1767)
    [Number of photos: 7]
  • Southern gatekeeper
    Pyronia cecilia (Vallantin, 1894)
    [Number of photos: 13]
  • Ringlet
    Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 13]
  • Meadow Brown
    Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 30]
  • Marbled White
    Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 32]
  • Balkan Marbled White
    Melanargia larissa (Geyer, 1828)
    [Number of photos: 16]
  • Great Banded Grayling
    Brintesia circe (Fabricius, 1775)
    [Number of photos: 16]
  • False Grayling
    Arethusana arethusa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
    [Number of photos: 10]
  • The Hermit
    Chazara briseis (Linnaeus, 1764)
    [Number of photos: 17]
  • White-banded Grayling
    Pseudochazara anthelea (Hübner, 1824)
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Great Sooty Satyr
    Satyrus ferula (Fabricius, 1793)
    [Number of photos: 28]
  • Dryad
    Minois dryas (Scopoli, 1763)
    [Number of photos: 34]
  • Tree Grayling
    Hipparchia statilinus (Hufnagel, 1766)
    [Number of photos: 12]
  • Grayling
    Hipparchia semele (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 20]
  • Balkan Grayling
    Hipparchia senthes (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
    The record of this species in 2004 on the island of Cres is questionable and further field research is needed.
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Eastern Rock Grayling
    Hipparchia syriaca (Staudinger, 1871)
    [Number of photos: 12]
  • Woodland Grayling
    Hipparchia fagi (Scopoli, 1763)
    [Number of photos: 16]
  • Arran Brown
    Erebia ligea (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 19]
  • Large Ringlet
    Erebia euryale (Esper, 1805)
    [Number of photos: 10]
  • Mountain Ringlet
    Erebia epiphron (Knoch, 1783)
    [Number of photos: 17]
  • Scotch Argus
    Erebia aethiops (Esper, 1777)
    [Number of photos: 36]
  • de Prunner's Ringlet
    Erebia triarius (de Prunner, 1798)
    [Number of photos: 3]
  • Woodland Ringlet
    Erebia medusa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
    [Number of photos: 15]
  • Silky Ringlet
       
    Erebia gorge (Hübner, 1804)
    Only the endemic subspecies Velebit's Silky Ringlet (Erebia gorge vagana (Lorković, 1954)) is endangered and strictly protected.
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Ottoman Brassy Ringlet
    Erebia ottomana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1847)
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Water Ringlet
    Erebia pronoe (Esper, 1780)
    [Number of photos: 11]
  • Styrian Ringlet
       
    Erebia stirius (Godart, 1824)
    In addition to the basic species, there are two endemic subspecies - Gorana's Styrian Ringlet (Erebia stirius gorana (Lorković, 1985)) and Klek's Styrian Ringlet (Erebia stirius kleki (Lorković, 1955)). Both subspecies are endangered and strictly protected.
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Black Ringlet
    Erebia melas (Herbst, 1796)
    [Number of photos: 6]
  • Bright Eyed Ringlet
       
    Erebia oeme (Hübner, 1804)
    Only the endemic subspecies Bright large-eyed Ringlet (Erebia oeme megaspodia (Mladinov & Lorković, 1979)) is critically endangered and strictly protected.
    [Number of photos: 22]
  • Dalmatian Ringlet
     
    Proterebia afra (Fabricius, 1787)
    Only the subspecies Dalmatian Ringlet (Proterebia afra dalmata (Godart, 1824)) has been recorded.
    [Number of photos: 2]
  • Dusky Meadow Brown
    Hyponephele lycaon (Kühn, 1774)
    [Number of photos: 9]
  • Oriental Meadow Brown
    Hyponephele lupina (Costa, 1836)
    [Number of photos: 2]