Images from Oleg Kosterin

Argynnis pandora
[pandora-2u.jpg] 554x596 (~96Kb) ups Port-Krym, Crimea, Ukraine. 10th June 1990, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis pandora
[pandora-4yv.jpg] 1442x1330 (~720Kb) uns Iran, Ostan-e Lorestan, Khorramabad-e Shakhrestan, the Sezar River right bank 2 km downstream Bisheh Waterfall. 26th May 2017, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis pandora
[pandora-4xv.jpg] 1198x1021 (~516Kb) uns Iran, Ostan-e Lorestan, Khorramabad-e Shakhrestan, the Sezar River right bank 2 km downstream Bisheh Waterfall. 26th May 2017, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana paulina
[paulina-1fv.jpg] 800x600 (~97Kb) uns female An open larch/birch stand on a southern slope of the Polovinnaya Pad' valley few kilometres of the Argun' River left bank 13 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 28th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana paulina
[paulina-1fu.jpg] 533x400 (~47Kb) ups female An open larch (Larix gmelinii (Rupr.) Rupr.)/birch (Betula pendula Roth. and B. davurica Pall.) forest above the left bluff of the Budyumkan River valley 5 km of its confluence with the Argun' River 6 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 2nd August 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s8fv.jpg] 800x600 (~108Kb) 6th June 1995. The caterpillar was collected on a southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 12th July 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1mu.jpg] 514x403 (~26Kb) ups male Tall herbage on a woody Bol'shoi Tesh River right bank 7 km NEE of the village Kuzedeevo, the piedmonts of Gornaya Shoria Mts., Novokuznetsk District., Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 27th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s7.jpg] 400x533 (~36Kb) 6th June 1995. The caterpillar was collected on a southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 21st May 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s2p.jpg] 300x400 (~19Kb) 3th June 1995. The caterpillar was collected on a southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 12th July 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s6.jpg] 400x533 (~38Kb) 6th June 1995. The caterpillar was collected on a southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 21st May 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-2mu.jpg] 900x600 (~136Kb) ups male A road in a pine forest, the Stolby Nature Reserve, Krasnoyarsk Province, 11th July 1995 (on Rubus idaeus), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1fu.jpg] 800x800 (~146Kb) ups female A woody Bol'shoi Tesh River right bank 7 km NEE of the village Kuzedeevo, the piedmonts of Gornaya Shoria Mts., Novokuznetsk District., Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 27th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s5.jpg] 400x533 (~34Kb) 6th June 1995. The caterpillar was collected on a southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 21st May 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s1l.jpg] 533x400 (~57Kb) A southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 12th July 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1mv.jpg] 533x400 (~40Kb) uns male Tall herbage on a woody Bol'shoi Tesh River right bank 7 km NEE of the village Kuzedeevo, the piedmonts of Gornaya Shoria Mts., Novokuznetsk District., Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 27th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s3.jpg] 800x961 (~139Kb) 6th June 1995. The caterpillar was collected on a southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 21st May 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Argynnis sagana relicta
[relicta-1s4.jpg] 400x533 (~38Kb) 6th June 1995. The caterpillar was collected on a southern slope, overgrown with bushes of Spiraea and Caragana arborescens, of the valley of a brook being a left tributary of the Bol'shoi Tesh River 2 km upstream of its junction with the Malyi Tesh, within the famous "lime-tree island" of the forests of a relic species Tilia sibirica Fisch., 10 km east of the village Kuzedeevo, the elevation of Gornaya Shoriya, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 21st May 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana niobe
[niobe_niobe-1fu.jpg] 800x720 (~147Kb) ups female A birch grove at village Fadino, 10 km S of Omsk, 16th August 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana niobe changaica
[changaica-1mux.jpg] 488x718 (~33Kb) ups male A meadow on the Adon-Chelon elevation, at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, SE Chita Province (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1996 (A male catched by a Thomisidae spider on an inflorescence of Veronica sibirica L), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana niobe changaica
[changaica-2mfv.jpg] 534x600 (~51Kb) uns male female A subalpine short forb meadow on an opening in an open larch forest on the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulets , 2100 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 16th July 1998 (on Aster alpinum L.), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana niobe changaica
[changaica-1mu.jpg] 533x400 (~50Kb) ups male A meadow on the Adon-Chelon elevation, at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, SE Chita Province (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1996 (A male catched by a Thomisidae spider on an inflorescence of Veronica sibirica L.), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana (Fabriciana) niobe khusestana
[khusestana-1mz.jpg] 1621x1425 (~499Kb) male Iran, Ostan-e Lorestan, Shakhrestan-e Khorramabad, 2.2 km WNW of Pasil village, dry Persian Oak open woodland on the right side of a small river gorge, ~1470 m a.s.l. 26th May 2017, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana (Fabriciana) niobe khusestana
[khusestana-1mxv.jpg] 1187x1097 (~385Kb) uns male Iran, Ostan-e Lorestan, Shakhrestan-e Khorramabad, 2.2 km WNW of Pasil village, dry Persian Oak open woodland on the right side of a small river gorge, ~1470 m a.s.l. 26th May 2017, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana (Fabriciana) niobe khusestana
[khusestana-1myv.jpg] 1550x1560 (~515Kb) uns male Iran, Ostan-e Lorestan, Shakhrestan-e Khorramabad, 2.2 km WNW of Pasil village, dry Persian Oak open woodland on the right side of a small river gorge, ~1470 m a.s.l. 26th May 2017, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana adippe zarewna
[zarevna-1l.jpg] 796x358 (~76Kb) larva The pine forest called Tsasucheiskii Bor at the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, Chita Province, SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 18th June 1995 (mature larva), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana adippe zarewna
[zarevna-1p.jpg] 600x600 (~73Kb) pupa Reared from a larva found in the Tsasucheiski Bor pine forest at village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, SE Transbaikalia. 17th June 1995, photographed on 23rd June, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fabriciana adippe zarewna
[zarevna-1al.jpg] 500x500 (~58Kb) larva The pine forest called Tsasucheiskii Bor at the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, Chita Province, SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 26th June 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis ino acrita
[acrita-1l.jpg] 800x600 (~106Kb) larva A mature larva on its foodplant Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim. Herbage on a bank of a Berd' River left bank mortlake just downstream of the village Legostaevo, Iskitim DIstrict, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 13th June 1994, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis ino paidicus
[paidicus-2mv.jpg] 1363x1066 (~321Kb) uns male A long-fallow land on the Akkem River right bank terrace at the Oroktoi Brook mouth, Katunskii Range southern foot, Central [Russian] Altai Mts., Ust'-Koksa District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 8th July 2007, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis ino paidicus
[paidicus-1v.jpg] 533x400 (~50Kb) uns A long forb meadow at an edge of a riparian spruce forest on the Koksu River left bank few km upstream of its mouth, 1600 m above sea level, 12 km W of the village Dzhazatr, Kosh-Agach District, Central Altai Mts., West Siberia, Russia. 26th July, 1988, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis ino adalberti
[adalberti-1mfv.jpg] 600x600 (~76Kb) uns male female A larch forest-steppe on the Kopyevskii Kupol hilly massif 12 km NNE of v. Kopyevo, 55o04' N 89o57' E, alt. 500-700 m, Kopyevo District, Khakass Republic, Siberia, Russia. 2nd July 2000, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis hecate
[hecate-1v.jpg] 300x400 (~25Kb) uns Sparse stand of bushes on a dry southern slope of the coastal (the Black Sea) mountains above the settlement Kabardinka, Novorossiisk District, Gelendzhik District, Krasnodarskii Krai Province, Russia. 6th June 1990, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis hecate warreni
[warren-1v.jpg] 576x496 (~48Kb) uns A steppefied southern slope of small mountains on the Dzhazator River right bank in front of the Akbul Rivulet mouth, 2000 m above sea level, between the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range and the Ukok Plateau, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 19th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis daphne
[daphne-2mv.jpg] 600x600 (~94Kb) uns male Russia, Siberia, Tyva Republic, city Kyzyl, city park: Kaa-Khem River left bank floodland, 5143' N 9427' E, alt. 650 m, open riparian poplar forest. 9th July 2000, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Brenthis daphne
[daphne-2mu.jpg] 700x700 (~109Kb) ups male Russia, Siberia, Tyva Republic, city Kyzyl, city park: Kaa-Khem River left bank floodland, 5143' N 9427' E, alt. 650 m, open riparian poplar forest. 9th July 2000, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria lathonia
[lathonia-9au.jpg] 998x905 (~236Kb) ups Russia, North Caucasus, Adygea Republic, Maikop, Khanskaya stanitsa, Khanskie ponds. 14th July 2008, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria lathonia
[lathonia-9b.jpg] 1049x864 (~174Kb) Russia, North Caucasus, Adygea Republic, Maikop, Khanskaya stanitsa, Khanskie ponds. 14th July 2008, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria lathonia
[lathonia-2u.jpg] 672x556 (~115Kb) ups A road on a field surrounded by birch forests at the village Klyuchi, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 1st October 1988, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria lathonia
[lathonia-3mfv.jpg] 1128x684 (~103Kb) uns male female A meadow in the Koyon River valley at the village Morozovo, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 25th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria eugenia montana
[montana-1xmv.jpg] 744x452 (~51Kb) uns male An alpine meadow/dwarf birch thickets in the valley of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1998 (on Senecio turczaninovii), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria eugenia montana
[montana-1mv.jpg] 618x450 (~35Kb) uns male An alpine meadow/dwarf birch thickets in the valley of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 13th July 1998 (on Betula rotundifolia), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria eugenia montana
[montana-1mu.jpg] 855x600 (~80Kb) ups male An alpine meadow/dwarf birch thickets in the valley of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 13th July 1998 (on Betula rotundifolia), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria eugenia montana
[montana-1mfv.jpg] 400x543 (~29Kb) uns male female An alpine meadow/dwarf birch thickets in the valley of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 13th July 1998 (on Betula rotundifolia), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Issoria eugenia montana
[montana-1fv.jpg] 500x539 (~41Kb) uns female An alpine meadow/dwarf birch thickets in the valley of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 13th July 1998 (on Betula rotundifolia), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria sipora korla
[korla-1v.jpg] 800x600 (~99Kb) uns An ancient moraine at 3400 m above sea level in the Tyshkan River headwaters, 45 km NEN of Zharkent, 20 km NEN of village Sarybel', altitude of 3400 m, mountain massif Tyshkantau, the Southern Dzhungarian Alatau mountain chain (NE part of Tien Shan), Zharkent District, Taldy-Kurgan Province, SE Kazakhstan. 26th of July 1994, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria napaea altaica
[altaica-2mfvu.jpg] 538x464 (~27Kb) ups uns male female Highland dwarf birch (Betula rotundifolia) tundras on a ledge of the southerm principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulets, 2400 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West SIberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria napaea altaica
[altaica-3mu.jpg] 790x560 (~86Kb) ups male a subalpine parkland of Pinus sibirica Du Tour on the Seminskii Pass through the Seminskii Mt. Range, at 1800 m above sea level. Ongudai District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1999 (on Betula nana rotundifolia), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria napaea altaica
[altaica-1mv.jpg] 400x533 (~48Kb) uns male An alpine meadow, 2200 m above sea level, on the eastern spurs of the Katunskiy Mt. Range, the valley of the Argem (Direntai) stream, Central Altai Mts., West Siberia, Russia. 17th July, 1988 (on an Aster alpinum L. flower), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria napaea altaica
[altaica-2mfu.jpg] 652x500 (~54Kb) ups male female A damp meadow on the Samakha Rivulet bank in the hollow Step' Samakha, 1600 m above sea level, at the junction of Argut and Koksu Rivers, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, Central Altai Mts., West Siberia, Russia. 9th July, 1988 (on Bistorta bistorta), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria napaea altaica
[altaica-3mv.jpg] 498x578 (~68Kb) uns male a subalpine parkland of Pinus sibirica Du Tour on the Seminskii Pass through the Seminskii Mt. Range, at 1800 m above sea level. Ongudai District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1999 (on Aster alpinus), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria frigidalis
[frigidalis-1fvx.jpg] 960x588 (~107Kb) uns female A chionophylic alpine meadow in a cirque of one of the Chikty Rivulet sources, 2700 m above sea level, the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West SIberia, Russia. 13th July 1998 (on Allium schoenoprasum), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria frigidalis
[frigidalis-2mu.jpg] 597x400 (~38Kb) ups male A chionophylic alpine meadow in a cirque of one of the Chikty Rivulet sources, 2700 m above sea level, the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West SIberia, Russia. 13th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria frigidalis
[frigidalis-1fv.jpg] 300x496 (~17Kb) uns female An alpine meadow vegetation at a brook flowing in a moss/sedge tundra in a cirque of the sources of a rivulet descending from the southerm principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulets, 2650 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 16 July 1998 (on Rhodiola algida (Ledeb.) Fisch. & Mey.), Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boloria frigidalis
[frigidalis-1mvx.jpg] 864x712 (~99Kb) uns male A chionophylic alpine meadow in a cirque of one of the Chikty Rivulet sources, 2700 m above sea level, the southern principle slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West SIberia, Russia. 13th July 1998 (on Allium schoenoprasum), Photo Oleg Kosterin


[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics
Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
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