Kent Butterflies

Butterflies in Kingston, Kent
First Sightings 2017

Last updated 23 April 2017

Species

Seen

2016

Days
earlier (-) or later (+) than 2016

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

19 February

20 June

-121

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

20 February

24 March

-32

Peacock (Inachis io)

10 March

10 April

-31

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urtica)

15 March

12 February

+29

Comma (Polygonia c-album)

2 April

3 April

-1

Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)

3 April

5 May

-32

Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

5 April

4 May

-29

Green-veined White(Pieris napi)

8 April

9 May

-31

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)

23 April

4 May

-11

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

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