Viroinval

 

Reptiles & amphibians

1996-2005

6-2006

Fire salamander

Salamandra salamandra

Common

-

Palmate newt

Lissotriton helveticus

Common

1

Alpine newt

Mesotriton alpestris

Common

5

Common toad

Bufo bufo

Abundant

1

Common midwife toad

Alytes obstetricans

Very locally

-

Common frog

Rana temporaria

Common

> 20

Common lizard

Zootoca vivipara

Locally common

1

Common wall lizard

Podarcis muralis

Locally common

15

Slow worm

Angius fragilis

Common

19

Grass snake

Natrix natrix

Common

9

Smooth snake

Coronella austriaca

Locally common

2

Adder

Vipera berus

Very locally

6

 

For the period 1996-2005 an indication of abundance is given. The results of the latest trip are displayed separately in the last column (number of observed specimens).

Butterflies, Viroinval

 

Butterflies

1996-2005

6-2006

Dingny skipper

Erynnis tages

Very locally

x

Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvae

Locally, not common

 

Red Underwing skipper

Spialia sertorius

Very locally

x

Mallow skipper

Carcharodus alceae

Locally common

 

Lulworth skipper

Thymelicus acteon

Rare

 

Silver-spotted skipper

Hesperia comma

Locally, not common

 

Chequered skipper

Carteocephalus palaemon

Locally common

x

Swallowtail

Papilio machaon

Not common

x

Scarce Swallowtail

Iphiclides podalirius

Rare

x

Black-veined White

Aporia crataegi

Locally common

 

Berger’s Clouded Yellow

Colias alfacariensis

Locally, not common

 

White-letter hairstreak

Satyrium w-album

Rare

 

Black hairstreak

Satyrium pruni

Locally common

 

Ilex hairstreak

Nordmannia ilicis

Very locally

 

Purple hairstreak

Quercusia quercus

Locally, not common

 

Green hairstreek

Collophrys rubi

Locally, common

 

Chalk hill blue

Lysandra coridon

Locally, common

 

Mazarine blue

Cyaniris semiargus

Locally, common

 

Brown argus

Aricia agestis

Locally, common

 

Purple emperor

Apatura iris

Locally, common

 

Lesser purple emperor

Apatura ilia

Rare

 

White admiral

Ladoga camilla

Locally, common

 

Poplar admiral

Limenitis populi

Rare

 

Camberwell Beauty

Nymphalis antiopa

Rare

 

Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros

Rare

 

Small pearl borderd frit.

Clossiana selene

Rare

 

Silver-washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia

Locally common

 

High brown fritillary

Fabriciana adippe

Locally, not common

 

Dark Green fritillary

Mesoacidalia aglaja

Locally common

 

Lesser marbled fritillary

Brenthis ino

Locally common

 

Violet Fritillary

Clossiana dia

Locally common

 

Marsh fritillary

Eurodryas aurinia

Rare

 

False heath fritillary

Melitaea diamina

Locally common

 

Heath fritillary

Mellicta athalia

Locally common

 

Pearly Heath

Coenonympha arcenia

Locally common

 

Large wall brown

Lasiommata maera

Very locally

 

 

For the period 1996-2005 an indication of abundance is given. The results of the latest trip are given seperately (number of observed specimens). The list only includes species that we found of special interest because of their rarity or absence in The Netherlands.

Rommedenne

 

Reptiles & amphibians

1996-2005

6-2006

Crested newt

Triturus cristatus

Very locally

2

Palmate newt

Lissotriton helveticus

Common

-

Common newt

Lissotriton vulgaris

Common

6

Alpine newt

Mesotriton alpestris

Common

-

Natterjack

Bufo calamita

Locally common

-

Common toad

Bufo bufo

Abundant

-

Midwife toad

Alytes obstetricans

Locally common

-

Common frog

Rana temporaria

Common

-

Edible frog

Pelophylax kl. esculentus

Abundant

> 10

Common lizard

Zootoca vivipara

Locally common

2

Common wall lizard

Podarcis muralis

Very locally

2

Slow worm

Angius fragilis

Common

4

Grass snake

Natrix natrix

Locally common

2

Adder

Vipera berus

Very locally

2

 

For the period 1996-2005 an indication of abundance is given. The results of the latest trip is given in the last column (number of observed specimens).

  • BL_kaartOlloy_GL

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/597.jpg

    Viroinval hotspots: 1. Near Nismes, 2. South of Olloy sur Viroin, 3. Vierves, 4. Rommedenne.

    BL_kaartOlloy_GL
  • Weg-Olloy

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/614.jpg

    The road from Nismes to Olloy sur Viroin crosses a varied hilly landscape with forests and open fields.

    Weg-Olloy
  • Faignolle-BS

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/613.jpg

    The houses are built out of natural local materials like the pale grey stones and the slates on the roofs. This is the beautiful little village of Fagnolle.

    Faignolle-BS
  • ringslangtongelb612

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/507.jpg

    Grass snake, only found in Wallonia in the Francophone southern part of Belgium. In Viroinval it is the most common snake.

    ringslangtongelb612