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

 

Click on the species/ forms name for more details.

 

 

SPECIES/ FORMS

SCIENTIFIC NAME

FIRST DOCUMENTED REFERENCE

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PAPILIONIDAE:

 

 

 

     

Swallowtail

Papilio machaon

Aust Marshes, Aust - <1877

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

HESPERIIDAE:

 

       

Small Skipper

Thymelicus sylvestris

Recorded prior to 1877 

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Essex Skipper

Thymelicus lineola

Brand Wood, Churchend - June 2011

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Large Skipper

Ochlodes sylvanus

Recorded prior to 1877

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Dingy Skipper

Erynnis tages

Recorded prior to 1877 

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Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvae

Recorded prior to 1877

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

PIERIDAE:

 

       

Clouded Yellow

Colias croceus

Recorded prior to 1877

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Clouded Yellow (helice)

Colias croceus helice

Unknown

     

Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni

Recorded prior to 1877  

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Large White

Pieris brassicae

Recorded prior to 1877

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Small White

Pieris rapae

Recorded prior to 1877

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Wood White

Leptidea sinapis

Hawkesbury Upton - June 1982

     

Green-veined White

Pieris napi

Recorded prior to 1877

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Orange-tip

Anthocharis cardamines

Recorded prior to 1877

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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

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Silver-washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 1949

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Silver-washed Fritillary (valesina)

Argynnis paphia valesina

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 2014

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Marsh Fritillary

Euphydryas aurinia

Almondsbury - 1877

     

White Admiral

Limenitis camilla

Lower Woods, Wickwar - July 1949

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Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

Recorded prior to 1877

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Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui

Recorded prior to 1877

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Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros

A private garden in Thornbury - August 1981

     

Small Tortoiseshell

Aglais urticae

Recorded prior to 1877

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Camberwell Beauty

Nymphalis antiopa

A private garden in Downend, Bristol - August 1877

     

Peacock

Inachis io

Recorded prior to 1877

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Comma

Polygonia c-album

Recorded prior to 1877

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Purple Emperor

Apatura iris

Lower Woods, Wickwar - 1989

     

Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria

Recorded prior to 1877

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Wall

Lasiommata megera

Recorded prior to 1877

     

Marbled White

Melanargia galathea

July 1949 - BNS 1950 - p 194

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Grayling

Hipparchia semele

Recorded prior to 1877

     

Gatekeeper

Pyronia tithonus

Recorded prior to 1877

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Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina

Recorded prior to 1877

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Monarch

Danaus plexippus

Female: Hinton Hill, Dyrham - September 1983

     

Ringlet

Aphantopus hyperantus

Recorded prior to 1877

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Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus

Recorded prior to 1877

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LYCAENIDAE:

 

       

Green Hairstreak

Callophrys rubi

Recorded prior to 1877

     

Purple Hairstreak

Favonius quercus

Recorded prior to 1877

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Brown Hairstreak

Thecla betulae

Inglestone Common, Wickwar - Spring 1979

     

White-letter Hairstreak

Satyrium w-album

Hill - 1867

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Small Copper

Lycaena phlaeas

Recorded prior to 1877

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Brown Argus

Aricia agestis

Recorded prior to 1877

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Common Blue

Polyommatus icarus

Recorded prior to 1877

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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

Recorded prior to 1877

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Small Blue

Cupido minimus

Recorded prior to 1877

     
           

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