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East Midlands Branch Butterfly Conservation

List of butterfly species recorded in the East Midlands Region

Data sheets are available for the some species, idicated in table below. These are pdf files of distribution maps based on local records supplied to East Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation for the years 2000 - 2004.

Distribution maps are available as a pdf for 2006.

Local infromation and distribution maps for 2006, 2007 & 2008 are available by selecting the species name.

Please send your sightings to the relevant county recorder, details on Committee page, and please use the recording forms available as pdf files.

Casual Recording Form

Site Recording Form

An excel spread sheet is also available to download


Common Name Scientific Name Data Sheet
Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris  
Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola  
Large Skipper Ochlodes venata  
Dingy Skipper Erynnis tages Download pdf
Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae Download pdf
Clouded Yellow Colias croceus  
Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni  
Large White Pieris brassicae  
Small White Pieris rapae  
Green-veined White Pieris napi  
Orange-tip Anthocharis cardamines  
Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi Download pdf
Purple Hairstreak Neozephyrus quercus Download pdf
White-letter Hairstreak Satyrium w-album Download pdf
Black Hairstreak Satyrium pruni  
Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas Download pdf
Brown Argus Aricia agestis Download pdf
Common Blue Polyommatus icarus Download pdf
Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus  
White Admiral Limenitis camilla Download pdf
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta  
Painted Lady Vanessa cardui  
Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae  
Peacock Inachis io  
Comma Polygonia c-album  
Dark Green Fritillary Argynnis aglaja  
Silver-washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia  
Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria  
Wall Lasiommata megera Download pdf
Marbled White Melanargia galathea  
Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus  
Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina  
Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus  
Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus Download pdf
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