Kent Butterflies

Butterflies in Kingston, Kent
First Sightings 2019

Last updated 18 July 2019

Species

Seen

2018

Days
earlier (-) or later (+) than 2018

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

22 February

11 March

-17

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

26 February

20 June

-114

Peacock (Inachis io)

27 February

13 July

-136

Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

29 March

23 April

-25

Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)

21 April

18 April

+3

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)

31 May

4 May

+27

Green-veined White(Pieris napi)

2 June

22 April

+41

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urtica)

12 June

17 April

+56

Painted Lady (Cynthia cardui)

12 June

none seen

-

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

19 June

7 June

+12

Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata)

25 June

6 June

+19

Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)

25 June

20 June

+5

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

25 June

23 June

+2

Small White (Pieris rapae)

29 June

22 June

+7

Gatekeeper (Pyronia thithonus)

12 July

23 June

+19

Large White (Pieris brassicae)

12 July

14 July

-27

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)

13 July

29 June

+148

Comma (Polygonia c-album)

15 July

16 April

+90

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)

17 July

20 June

+27

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)

26 July

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

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