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The South Gloucestershire Butterfly List follows the conventions of UK Butterflies and shows both species and 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

Essex Skipper

Thymelicus lineola

Brand Wood, Churchend - June 2011

 

Large Skipper

Ochlodes sylvanus

Prior to 1877

 

Dingy Skipper

Erynnis tages

Prior to 1877

 

Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvae

Prior to 1877

 

 

 

 

 

PIERIDAE

 

   

Clouded Yellow

Colias croceus

Prior to 1877

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

Silver-washed Fritillary (valesina)

Argynnis paphia valesina

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 2014

 

Marsh Fritillary

Euphydryas aurinia

Almondsbury - 1877

 

White Admiral

Limenitis camilla

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 1949

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

A private garden in Downend, Bristol - August 1877

 

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

Grayling

Hipparchia semele

Prior to 1877

 

Gatekeeper

Pyronia tithonus

Prior to 1877

Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina

Prior to 1877

 

Monarch

Danaus plexippus

Female: Hinton Hill, Dyrham - September 1983

 

Ringlet

Aphantopus hyperantus

Prior to 1877

Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus

Prior to 1877

 

 

 

 

 

LYCAENIDAE

 

   

Green Hairstreak

Callophrys rubi

Prior to 1877

 

Purple Hairstreak

Favonius quercus

Prior to 1877

Brown Hairstreak

Thecla betulae

Inglestone Common, Wickwar - Spring 1979

 

White-letter Hairstreak

Satyrium w-album

Hill - 1867

Small Copper

Lycaena phlaeas

Prior to 1877

Brown Argus

Aricia agestis

Prior to 1877

Common Blue

Polyommatus icarus

Prior to 1877

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

Small Blue

Cupido minimus

Prior to 1877

 
       

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