Kent Butterflies

Butterflies in Kingston, Kent
First Sightings 2017

Last updated 16 March 2017




Earlier (-) or Later (+) than 2016

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

19 February

20 June


Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

20 February

24 March


Peacock (Inachis io)

10 March

10 April


Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urtica)

15 March

12 February


Comma (Polygonia c-album)

3 April

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)

4 May

Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

4 May

Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)

5 May

Green-veined White(Pieris napi)

9 May

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

20 June

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

21 June

Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata)

24 June

Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)

30 June

Gatekeeper (Pyronia thithonus)

1 July

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)

4 July

Large White (Pieris brassicae)

4 July

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

5 July

Small White (Pieris rapae)

6 July

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)

12 August

Painted Lady (Cynthia cardui)

none seen


Grayling (Hipparchia semele)

none seen


Wall Brown (Lasiommata megera)

none seen


Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus)

none seen


White Admiral (Lodoga camilla)

none seen


Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)

none seen


Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)

none seen


Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)

none seen


Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urtica)


12 February



The above represents the list of all butterfly species I have previously seen in Kingston