Butterfly Species - Small Butterflies

There are several Irish butterflies that are quite small in size (wingspan of less than 1.5 inches (38mm)). There are three sub-families of these group: Blues, Hairstreaks and Coppers. Another unrelated group, the Skippers is included here as these are also quite small in size. Click on the species name for full details.

Small Butterflies

Photo of Common Blue - Small species