Butterflies along Corfu Trail

Butterflies along Corfu Trail

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Corfu Trail: Colias croceus

Thanks to the great diversity of habitats, Corfu Island hosts an interesting variety of butterfly species, such as Boloria graeca, Papilio alexanor, Iphiclides podalirius and Vanessa atalanta.

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Corfu Trail: Limenitis reducta

One of the more impressive species, Limenitis reducta is common across the countyside of Corfu, where can be srotted flying from May to July, around mid-elevation locations with some vegetation.

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Corfu Trail: Melanargia galathea

Melanargia galathea, known also as Marbled white, is a common and quite widespread butterfly in dry meadows and fields of low altitude. It has white and brown-grayish colorations in its wings, while its pattern resembles a marble mosaic.

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Corfu Trail: Vanessa cardui

The Painted lady (Vanessa cardui) is a fairly common and widespread in Europe butterfly, with a notable variety of colorations and patterns on its wings, fully justifying its common name: orange-red and black prevail on the upperside, while the underpart is colored with different shades of brown and strokes of azure, salmon and white.

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Corfu Trail: Macroglossum sellatarum

Beside real butterflies, the Hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarumi) is a particularly distinctive moth, thanks to its extremely long proboscis with which it collects the nectar of the flowers while in flight.

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Corfu Trail topoguide

Photos and descriptions of of butterfly species, that you will meet during the crossing of Corfu Trail, are included in the digital guide Corfu Trail topoguide, created by AnaDigit.

Corfu Trail topoguide is a member of the Long Trails group. Long Trails group includes:

1. Corfu Trail
2. Menalon Trail
3. Nestos-Rodopi Trail
4. Ursa Trail
5. Long Pelion Trail
6. Epirus Trail
7. National Trail Ο22

topoguide Greece provides the possibility to display up to 5 regions or Long Trails at the same time and to search across all their routes and POIs.

Corfu Trail topoguide is available for Android devices as one of 64 regions of Greece offered by the application topoguide Greece. Get the Corfu Trail topoguide as an in-app purchase.

Corfu Trail topoguide is also available for iOS (iPhone και iPad) devices as one of the dozens of regions offered in the hiking application Topoguide Greece. Get the in-app purchase Corfu Trail topoguide and explore Corfu Trail.

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