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The S. Gloucestershire Butterfly List follows the conventions of UK Butterflies and shows both species and forms. Click on the species/ forms name for more details.

 

 

 YEAR LISTS

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 Species/ Forms

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SPECIES/ FORMS

SCIENTIFIC NAME

FIRST DOCUMENTED REFERENCE

2017

 

 

 

 

PAPILIONIDAE

 

 

 

 

Swallowtail

Papilio machaon

Aust Marshes, Aust - <1877

 

 

 

 

 

HESPERIIDAE

 

   

Small Skipper

Thymelicus sylvestris

Prior to 1877

19/6

Essex Skipper

Thymelicus lineola

Prior to 1997

2/7

Large Skipper

Ochlodes sylvanus

Prior to 1877

6/6

Dingy Skipper

Erynnis tages

Prior to 1877

 

Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvae

Prior to 1877

 

 

 

 

 

PIERIDAE

 

   

Clouded Yellow

Colias croceus

Prior to 1877

8/8

Clouded Yellow (helice)

Colias croceus helice

Unknown

 

Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni

Prior to 1877

9/3

Large White

Pieris brassicae

Prior to 1877

19/4

Small White

Pieris rapae

Prior to 1877

6/4

Wood White

Leptidea sinapis

Hawkesbury Upton - June 1982

 

Green-veined White

Pieris napi

Prior to 1877

10/4

Orange-tip

Anthocharis cardamines

Prior to 1877

2/4

 

 

 

 

RIODINIDAE

     

Duke of Burgundy Fritillary

Hamearis lucina

Lower Woods, Wickwar - May 28th 1949

 

 

 

 

 

NYMPHALIDAE

 

   

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Boloria selene

Inglestone Common, Wickwar - July 1967

 

Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Boloria euphrosyne

Inglestone Common, Wickwar - June 1963

 

Dark-green Fritillary

Argynnis aglaja

Filton - June 1973

 

Silver-washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 1949

17/6

Silver-washed Fritillary (valesina)

Argynnis paphia valesina

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 2014

26/6

Marsh Fritillary

Euphydryas aurinia

Almondsbury - 1877

 

White Admiral

Limenitis camilla

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 1949

18/6

Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

Prior to 1877

13/2

Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui

Prior to 1877

15/3

Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros

A private garden in Thornbury - August 1981

 

Small Tortoiseshell

Aglais urticae

Prior to 1877

17/2

Camberwell Beauty

Nymphalis antiopa

Staple Hill, Bristol - August 1875

22/6

Peacock

Inachis io

Prior to 1877

7/2

Comma

Polygonia c-album

Prior to 1877

9/3

Purple Emperor

Apatura iris

Lower Woods, Wickwar - 1989

 

Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria

Prior to 1877

5/4

Wall

Lasiommata megera

Prior to 1877

 

Marbled White

Melanargia galathea

July 1949 - BNS 1950 - p 194

18/6

Grayling

Hipparchia semele

Prior to 1877

 

Gatekeeper

Pyronia tithonus

Prior to 1877

30/6

Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina

Prior to 1877

12/6

Monarch

Danaus plexippus

Female: Hinton Hill, Dyrham - September 1983

 

Ringlet

Aphantopus hyperantus

Prior to 1877

17/6

Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus

Prior to 1877

14/5

 

 

 

 

LYCAENIDAE

 

   

Green Hairstreak

Callophrys rubi

Prior to 1877

 

Purple Hairstreak

Favonius quercus

Prior to 1877

26/6

Brown Hairstreak

Thecla betulae

Inglestone Common, Wickwar - Spring 1979

 

White-letter Hairstreak

Satyrium w-album

Hill - 1867

21/6

Small Copper

Lycaena phlaeas

Prior to 1877

13/5

Brown Argus

Aricia agestis

Prior to 1877

4/5

Common Blue

Polyommatus icarus

Prior to 1877

13/5

Chalk Hill Blue

Polyommatus coridon

Inglestone Common, Wickwar - August 1967

 

Adonis Blue

Polyommatus bellargus

Filton Golf Course, Filton - June 1962

 

Silver-studded Blue

Plebejus argus

Hawkesbury Upton - 1950's

 

Holly Blue

Celastrina argiolus

Prior to 1877

24/3

Mazarine Blue

Cyaniris semiargus

In the Horton area - 1920

 

Small Blue

Cupido minimus

Prior to 1877

 
       

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