Kent Butterflies

Butterflies in Kingston, Kent
First Sightings 2020

Last updated 12 March 2020

Species

Seen

2019

Days
earlier (-) or later (+) than 2019

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

11 March

22 February

+18

Peacock (Inachis io)

11 March

27 February

+13

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

26 February

Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

29 March

Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)

21 April

Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)

31 May

Green-veined White(Pieris napi)

2 June

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urtica)

12 June

Painted Lady (Cynthia cardui)

12 June

Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

19 June

Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata)

25 June

Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)

25 June

Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

25 June

Small White (Pieris rapae)

29 June

Gatekeeper (Pyronia thithonus)

12 July

Large White (Pieris brassicae)

12 July

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)

13 July

Comma (Polygonia c-album)

15 July

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)

17 July

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)

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

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