Cyprus Butterflies by Eddie John F. L. S., F. R. E. S.

A Guide to the Butterflies of Cyprus,

Cyprus Butterfly Recording Scheme and

Cyprus Butterfly Study Group





Butterflies of Cyprus - ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO RECORDERS

We are grateful to the following, who are among 191 contributors to the Butterfly Recording Scheme for Cyprus:

An excursion through the Machairas Forest
(1400 m) in my ‘V’ (visitor) registered Mitsubishi Pajero, 1998. Summer-roosting Cyprus Grayling (
Hipparchia cypriensis) were plentiful among the trees.
© Eddie John

Christodoulos Makris (Cyprus) and Dubi Benyamini (Israel), examining a specimen of the Cyprus endemic, Glaucopsyche paphos, Troodos Mountains, June 2003. © Eddie John

Acamas Nature Trail, June 2003. A venerable specimen of the Eastern Strawberry Tree (Arbutus andrachne) - the larval foodplant of the Two-tailed Pasha (Charaxes jasius) - which is conveniently identified!
© Eddie John

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Residents:

Giannakis Antoniou
Aristos Aristophanous
Marios Aristophanous
Kevin Austin
Hasan Baglar
Andrea Barden
Onat Basbay
Pambos Christodoulou
Yiannis Christofides
Nigel Cottle (resident to 2009)
Linda Crossley
Judy Dawes
Rosemarie Delaney
Andreas Demetropoulos Dorinda Drury
Dave Duke (resident to 2006)
Mark Easterbrook
Olkan Erguler
Karen and Peter Flint,
(residents to 2004)
Gabriel Georgiou
Bayram Göçmen
Zeki Gürsel

Visitors:

Diederik van den Abbeele
Jonathan Agius
Guy Arien
Colin Baker
Karl Bailey
Ian Barton
Ted Benton
Dubi Benyamini
Luca Boscain
Nick Bowles
Paul Brock
Angela Brooks
Clive Burrows
Steve Cale
Mark Calway
Aldo Catania
Geoff Cave
Jean-François Charmeux
Philip Collins
Simon Coombes
Terry Coult
John Coutsis
Matthijs Courbois
Simon Cox
Alan Creaser
Andrew Cunningham
Simon Curson
Pawel Czudec
Mike Darlow
Mike Dawson
Steve Day
Philip Daykin
Johan Debuck
R. C. Dening*
Arie van Dijk
Erik van Dijk
Bob Duckhouse
Steve Eckersley
Nico Elfferich
Brian Ellis
Paul Fisher
Bernard Fransen
Bob & Darren Frost
Brian Garner
Martin Gascoigne-Pees
Graham Gavaghan
Graham Giles
Régy Goemaere
Valérie Goethals
Keith Grant
Daniel & Hilary Haines
David Hall
Andy Harding
Eddie Harding
Roger Harding
Mike Hardman
Les Hatton
Keith Heaven
John Hemmings
Bill Hipkiss
Vic Hitchings
Ralph Hobbs
Joanne Hodgkins
Donna Hollinger
Allen Holmes
Chris Holt
Gary Hulbert
Hilary Humphrey
Mike Hunter
Michel Huysmans
John Hyatt
Jacek Kazimierczak
John Kinsey
Ahmet Koçak*
De Knijf family: Geert, Heidi Demolder & daughter Isha
Roger Kent
Tom Nygaard Kristensen
Otakar Kudrna
Antoni Kwiczala


All have complemented additional records compiled by:

Rob Parker (resident, Episkopi 1973 – 1975)
Visitor - July 1998
Visitor - March/April 2006

Christodoulos Makris (resident, Lemesos)

Eddie John (resident, Mosphiloti 1997 – 1998)
Visitor - September/October 2000
Visitor - June 2001
Visitor - April 2002
Visitor - May/June 2003
Visitor - June/July 2006
Visitor - May 2007
Visitor - October 2007
Visitor - May 2011
Visitor - June 2012
Visitor - May/June 2013


Visitors (Cont.):
Jani Laasensen
Geert Lambrecht
Anthony Lamsdell
Chris Lamsdell
Judith Layzell
Roy Ledgerton
Ronny Leestmans
Ivan Leroy
Stefan Lewandowski
Paul Lister
Jim Lyes
Alison McArthur
Derek McEwan
Karen McLeod
Shane Marshall
Kris Mercer
Xavier Merit
Benoît Méry
Paul Millard
Tony Mills
Jon Millo
Gerhard Müller
Ken Namba
Ken Noble
Laurie Oakes
Alain Olivier
Alan Outen (Naturetrek Tour Leader)
Phil Pemberton
Roger Perkins
Chrstoffe Perrett
Simon Plat
Francis Ploughman
Karl Proctor
Chris & Angela Pye
Chris Raper
Valéry Rebizant
Matthew Rowlings
Peter Rowlings
Peter Russell
Paul Sammut
Matthias Sanetra*
Michael Schmitz
Dietmar Schuphan
Klaus Schurian
Tony Seguna
Klaus Seidle
Michael Seizmair
Alan Showler
David Simpson
Lars Skipper
Bjarne Skule
Uffe Gjřl Sřrensen
Sarah Stille
Friedrich Stöckl
Bob Swann
Tom Tams
David Taylor
Mark Telfer
John Tennent*
Paul Threapleton
David Tomlinson
Vic Tucker
Bart Vanholder
Roland Vannieuwenhuyze
Rudi Verovnik
Esko Viitanen
Vincent family:
Andrew & Helen and children Addison & Serena
Frank Walsh
Clive Walton
Jef van de Water
David Webb
Brian Weeks
Steven Whitnall
Sven Wiessner
Phil Wilkins
Jason Wilson
Rupert Witherow

Heather Young




*Published papers or collections.

Residents (Cont.):
Eddie Harding (resident to 2012)
Miles Harkin
Daintre Hart
Ken Hearne (resident to 2012)
Tony Hutchinson
Karen McLeod
Jean Massry
Christodoulos Makris
Pavlos Neofytou
Ozge Ozden
Theodoulos Poullis
Phil Saunders
David & Ros Sparrow
Sami Tamson
Lyndon Thomas (resident to 2002)
Elli Tzirkalli
David Whaley
Roger White

I am also grateful to the following for allowing use of their photographs, as acknowledged below their respective image(s):

Dubi Benyamini
Yiannis Christofides
Bernard Fransen
Martin Gascoigne-Pees
Hilary Haines
Christodoulos Makris
Alison McArthur
Simon Plat

Flash flood after unusually heavy early summer rain in the Troodos Mts.
Agios Georgios 400 m, June 2006. © Eddie John