|Western Palaeartic: Atlas Mountains
in western North Africa. Europe, Iceland,
western Russia to the Urals westhern mountain
ranges and the Volga River north of the Caspian
and Transkaukasus to mountain in northwest Iran.
Palaeartic zone is approximately 772 species of
Eastern Palaearctic; includes Urals
eastern mountain ranges and the Volga River north
of the Caspian Sea as a geographical barriers in
central Russia, where the Russian major regions
to the east in Siberia;
Altai, Tomsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tuva, Irkutsk, Yakutia,
Amur, Khabarovsk, Usseri, Sakhalin, Magadan,
Kamchatka and Chukotka in the east.
to the south, it is countries like Kazakhstan,
Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan,
(Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh,
Uttarakhand, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan &
Tibet. Tian Shan, Qinghai,
Gansu and Manchuria in the western and northern
China, Korea and Japan.
is approximately 1500 - 1600 species of
butterflies. Where shown on this page 346 species.