Species Phenologies

This page contains a summary of the phenology of each of the primary species:

Some additional notes:

1. Adonis Blue


2. Black Hairstreak


3. Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni ssp. rhamni


Gonepteryx rhamni ssp. gravesi


4. Brown Argus


5. Brown Hairstreak


6. Chalk Hill Blue


7. Chequered Skipper


8. Clouded Yellow

Colias croceus ssp. croceus f. croceus


9. Comma

Polygonia c-album ssp. c-album f. c-album


10. Common Blue

Polyommatus icarus ssp. icarus


Polyommatus icarus ssp. mariscolore


11. Cryptic Wood White


12. Dark Green Fritillary


13. Dingy Skipper

Erynnis tages ssp. tages


Erynnis tages ssp. baynesi


14. Duke of Burgundy


15. Essex Skipper


16. Gatekeeper


17. Glanville Fritillary


18. Grayling

Hipparchia semele ssp. semele


Hipparchia semele ssp. scota


Hipparchia semele ssp. thyone


Hipparchia semele ssp. atlantica


Hipparchia semele ssp. clarensis


Hipparchia semele ssp. hibernica


19. Green Hairstreak


20. Green-veined White

Pieris napi ssp. sabellicae


Pieris napi ssp. britannica


Pieris napi ssp. thomsoni


21. Grizzled Skipper


22. Heath Fritillary


23. High Brown Fritillary


24. Holly Blue


25. Large Blue

Maculinea arion ssp. arion


26. Large Heath

Coenonympha tullia ssp. davus


Coenonympha tullia ssp. polydama


Coenonympha tullia ssp. scotica


27. Large Skipper


28. Large Tortoiseshell


29. Large White


30. Lulworth Skipper


31. Marbled White


32. Marsh Fritillary


33. Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina ssp. splendida


Maniola jurtina ssp. cassiteridum


Maniola jurtina ssp. iernes


Maniola jurtina ssp. insularis


34. Mountain Ringlet

Erebia epiphron ssp. mnemon


Erebia epiphron ssp. scotica


35. Northern Brown Argus

Aricia artaxerxes ssp. artaxerxes


Aricia artaxerxes ssp. salmacis


36. Orange-tip

Anthocharis cardamines ssp. britannica


Anthocharis cardamines ssp. hibernica


37. Painted Lady


38. Peacock


39. Pearl-bordered Fritillary


40. Purple Emperor


41. Purple Hairstreak


42. Red Admiral


43. Ringlet


44. Scotch Argus

Erebia aethiops ssp. aethiops


Erebia aethiops ssp. caledonia


45. Silver-spotted Skipper


46. Silver-studded Blue

Plebejus argus ssp. argus


Plebejus argus ssp. caernensis


47. Silver-washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia ssp. paphia f. paphia


48. Small Blue


49. Small Copper

Lycaena phlaeas ssp. eleus


Lycaena phlaeas ssp. hibernica


50. Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus ssp. pamphilus


Coenonympha pamphilus ssp. rhoumensis


51. Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary


52. Small Skipper


53. Small Tortoiseshell


54. Small White


55. Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria ssp. tircis


Pararge aegeria ssp. oblita


Pararge aegeria ssp. insula


56. Swallowtail

Papilio machaon ssp. britannicus


57. Wall


58. White Admiral


59. White-letter Hairstreak


60. Wood White