Coenonympha thyrsis - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Coenonympha thyrsis, Crete-photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Acknowledgements

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

Deepest gratitude is expressed to L.N. Pamperis for his essential contribution to this website, providing photos, valuable information, and advice about the butterflies species of Crete. In particular, distribution maps, information, data, etc., were provided in his book “The Butterflies of Greece” and his website www.pamperis.gr. Both of them are excellent extensive scientific studies on Greek species and are addressed to both non-specialists and researchers, raising awareness about the butterflies’ conservation in Greece.

Special thanks for the provided magnificent photographs and videos of living butterflies as acknowledged below their respective image or in the video description are also expressed in alphabetical order to:

  • Afordakos Giorgos
  • Afrathianakis Manolis
  • Aga Antonia
  • Alibertis Antonis
  • Almpantakis Charalampos
  • Angourakis Zacharias
  • Apergi Sofia
  • Cheiladakis Nikos
  • Cheiladakis Christopher
  • Dalagiorgos Panagiotis
  • Dimadis Xristos
  • Fero Bednar
  • Gogolos Marinos
  • Kapsomenou Chrysoula
  • Katzourou Tonia
  • Kasvikis Thanasis
  • Liaskos Dimitris
  • Makris Christodoulos
  • Mamais Theodosis
  • Marakis Nikos
  • Markantonaki Georgia
  • Markogiannakis Nikos
  • Markopoulos Stavros
  • Maroulis Christos
  • Papaioannou Seryios
  • P. K.
  • Pougadaki Krystallenia
  • Rinis Giorgos
  • Samaritakis Fotis
  • Strik Elina
  • Tsantakis Manolis
  • Tselos Elias
  • Tzortzi Euagelia
  • Zacharakis Giannis
  • Zacharakis Michalis

Great appreciation is also expressed to Nikos Gigourtakis, for his interesting introductory note to the world of Cretan butterflies.

Author

Kalliopi Bormpoudaki, Chemical Engineer, MSc in Environmental Design of Infrastructure.

Heraklion, Crete, Greece, May 2021.

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