UK Butterfly checklist

Papilionidae

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Papilio machaon Swallowtail

Clossiana selene Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Pieridae

Melitaea cinxia Glanville Fritillary

Pieris brassicae Large White

Mellicta athalia Heath Fritillary

Artogeia rapae Small White

Euphydryas aurinia Marsh Fritillary

Artogeia napi Green-veined White

Satyridae

Anthocharis cardamines Orange Tip

Melanargia galathea Marbled White

Colias crocea Clouded Yellow

Hipparchia semele Grayling

Gonepteryx rhamni Brimstone

Erebia epiphron Mountain Ringlet

Leptidea sinapis Wood White

Erebia aethiops Scotch Argus

Lycaenidae

Maniola jurtina Meadow Brown

Thecla betulae Brown Hairstreak

Aphantopus hyperantus Ringlet

Quercusia quercus Purple Hairstreak

Pyronia tithonus Gatekeeper

Satyrium w-album White-letter Hairstreak

Coenonympha tullia Large Heath

Satyrium pruni Black Hairstreak

Coenonympha pamphilus Small Heath

Callophrys rubi Green Hairstreak

Pararge aegeria Speckled Wood

Lycaena phlaeas Small Copper

Lasiommata megera Wall Brown

Cupido minimus Little Blue

Hesperiidae

Celastrina argiolus Holly Blue

Pyrgus malvae Grizzled Skipper

Maculinea arion Large Blue

Erynnis rages Dingy Skipper

Plebejus argus Silver-studded Blue

Carterocephalus palaemon Chequered Skipper

Aricia agestis Brown Argus

Thymelicus acteon Lulworth Skipper

Aricia artaxerxes Mountain Argus

Thymelicus lineola Essex Skipper

Lysandra coridon Chalk-hill Blue

Thymelicus sylvestris Small Skipper

Lysandra bellargus Adonis Blue

Hesperia comma Silver-spotted Skipper

Polyommatus icarus Common Blue

Ochlodes venatus Large Skipper

Riodinidae

Migrants

Hamearis lucina Duke of Burgundy

Pontia daplidice Bath White

Nymphalidae

Colias hyale Pale Clouded Yellow

Apatura iris Purple Emperor

Colias alfacariensis Berger's Clouded Yellow

Limenitis camilla White Admiral

Lampides boeticus Long-tailed Blue

Inachis io Peacock Butterfly

Cacyreus marshalli Geranium Bronze

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral

Everes argiades Short-tailed Blue

Vanessa cardui Painted Lady

Danaus plexippus Monarch

Aglais urticae Small Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis antiopa Camberwell Beauty

Polygonia c-album Comma Butterfly

Vanessa virginiensis American Painted Lady

Argynnis paphia Silver-washed Fritillary

Issoria lathonia Queen of Spain Fritillary

Argynnis aglaja Dark Green Fritillary

Extinct

Argynnis adippe High Brown Fritillary

Nymphalis polychloros Large Tortoiseshell

Clossiana euphrosyne Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Lycaena dispar Large Copper

 

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