Comma © Neil Pinder

Butterflies Recorded in the East Midlands Region

Maps and text by Christine Maughan

(The full set of links should be completed by end of January 2019)

Common Name Scientific Name
Small SkipperThymelicus sylvestris
Essex SkipperThymelicus lineola
Large SkipperOchlodes venata
Dingy SkipperErynnis tages
Grizzled SkipperPyrgus malvae
Clouded YellowColias croceus
Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni
Large White Pieris brassicae
Small White Pieris rapae
Green-veined WhitePieris napi
Orange-tipAnthocharis cardamines
Green HairstreakCallophrys rubi
Brown HairstreakThecla betulae
Purple HairstreakNeozephyrus quercus
White-letter HairstreakSatyrium w-album
Black HairstreakSatyrium pruni
Small CopperLycaena phlaeas
Brown Argus Aricia agestis
Common BluePolyommatus icarus
Holly BlueCelastrina argiolus
White Admiral Limenitis camilla
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
Marbled White Melanargia galathea
Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus
Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina
Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus
Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus
White-letter Hairstreak
White-letter Hairstreak © Neil Pinder