Kent Butterflies

Butterflies in Kingston, Kent
First Sightings 2019

Last updated 22 April 2019




earlier (-) or later (+) than 2018

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

22 February

11 March


Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

26 February

20 June


Peacock (Inachis io)

27 February

13 July


Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

29 March

23 April


Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)

21 April

18 April


Comma (Polygonia c-album)

16 April

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urtica)

17 April

Green-veined White(Pieris napi)

22 April

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)

4 May

Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata)

6 June

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

7 June

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)

20 June

Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)

20 June

Small White (Pieris rapae)

22 June

Gatekeeper (Pyronia thithonus)

23 June

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

23 June

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)

29 June

Large White (Pieris brassicae)

14 July

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)

26 July

Painted Lady (Cynthia cardui)

none seen

Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)

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

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