The Butterflies of Franche Compte

Four départements comprise Franche Compte, namely Jura, Doubs, Haute-Saône and Belfort.

Ravin de Valbois

Situated to the west of the main Jura mountains, entry from Chassagne/Castel St Denis.

A good range of species including upland species like the Apollo


Forest of Chaux

Just east of Dôle. An extensive forest with possible species including:-

Large tortoiseshell, Camberwell beauty, Map, Black-veined white and White admiral.


Lac de Remoray

Information from Labergement-Sainte-Marie.

Large heath, Moorland clouded yellow and Violet copper can be found here.


Drugeon Valley

Boggy stretch of river between Frasne and Bouverans

Large heath and Moorland clouded yellow



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