About this site

European Butterflies & Moths is a webpage run by the German Society for the Conservation of Butterflies and Moths (GfS = Gesellschaft für Schmetterlingsschutz). The Society is based at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ in Halle (Saale).
At present the GfS actively is involved in and/or supports the following projects:

GfS – Details of governance
Chairman: Josef Settele
Board members: Mark Frenzel, Hartmut Kretschmer, Rotraud Krüger, Elisabeth Kühn, Martin Wiemers

Distribution maps of European butterflies in new version with WebGIS online.

New UFZ brochure:

New dataset on the climatic niche characteristics of European butterflies published: