Duke of Burgundy Hemearis lucina (Linn.)

 

Very localized. Restricted to SE England with outlying colonies in the NW and NE.

Scrubby calcareous grassland and clearings in ancient woodland.

Cowslip and Primrose.



2017.09.14 Cumbria Gait Barrows 1 UK Butterflies
2017.06.04 Hampshire Noar Hill 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.01 Hampshire Butser Hill 4 Hants & IOW BC
2017.06.01 Hampshire Pillow Mound 5 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.28 Bedfordshire Dunstable Downs 30+ Rhodes, Alison
2017.05.26 Bedfordshire Bison Hill 10+ UK Butterflies
2017.05.26 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 4 Dorset BC
2017.05.26 Sussex Chantry Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.25 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 1+ Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.25 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 5 Dorset BC
2017.05.25 Wiltshire Martinsell Hill 3 Wilts BC
2017.05.24 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 2 Sussex BC
2017.05.23 Sussex Washington Chalk Pits 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.22 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 2 Dorset BC
2017.05.21 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 4 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.21 Gloucestershire Prestbury Hill 7 Suslovicz, Helen 
2017.05.21 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 2 Wilts BC
2017.05.20 Gloucestershire Rodborough Common 6 UK Butterflies
2017.05.20 Hampshire Oxenbourne Down 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.20 Sussex Kithurst several Sussex BC
2017.05.18 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 14 Dorset BC
2017.05.18 Lancashire Gait Barrow 2 Lancashire BC
2017.05.18 Sussex Springhead Hill 7 Sussex BC
2017.05.17 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 12 Sussex BC
2017.05.17 Sussex Kithurst several Sussex BC
2017.05.16 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 12 Sussex BC
2017.05.15 Sussex Kithurst 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Bedfordshire Totternhoe Knolls 1 Lacey, Mick
2017.05.14 Bedfordshire Totternhoe Quarry  5 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.14 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 15 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 15 Lacey, Mick
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Bradenham NR 5 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 14 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.14 Hampshire Stockbridge Down 5 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.14 Lancashire Gait Barrow 4 Cumbria BC
2017.05.14 Sussex Kithurst 1+Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Sussex Rewell Wood 33 Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Wiltshire Dean Hill 5 Wilts BC
2017.05.13 Bedfordshire Totternhoe Knolls 12+ McLennan, Alex
2017.05.13 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 13 UK Butterflies
2017.05.13 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 15 Dorset BC
2017.05.13 Hampshire Martin Down 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.13 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 9 Sussex BC
2017.05.13 Sussex Kithurst 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.13 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 2 Wilts BC
2017.05.12 Dorset Lorton Meadows 1 Dorset BC
2017.05.12 Sussex Kithurst 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.11 Bedfordshire Whipsnade Downs 10 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.11 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment several Sussex BC
2017.05.11 Sussex Kithurst 6 Sussex BC
2017.05.10 Buckinghamshire Bradenham NR 5 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.10 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 6 Dorset BC
2017.05.10 Hampshire Noar Hill 10+ UK Butterflies
2017.05.10 Lancashire Gait Barrow 4 Lancashire BC
2017.05.10 Sussex Kithurst several Sussex BC
2017.05.10 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 25 Wilts BC
2017.05.10 Gloucestershire Selsley Common 5+ Jenkins, Gareth
2017.05.10Herefordshire Rodborough Common 7 Jenkins, Gareth
2017.05.08 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 3 Dorset BC
2017.05.08 Lancashire Gait Barrow 3 Lancashire BC
2017.05.08 Sussex Kithurst 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.08 Wiltshire Hound Wood 2 Wilts BC
2017.05.07 Bedfordshire Totternhoe Quarry 1 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.07 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 3 Bugalert correspondent
2017.05.07 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 9 Dorset BC
2017.05.07 Hampshire Butser Hill 17 Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.07 Hampshire Ramsdean Down 40+ Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.07 Lancashire Gait Barrow 2 Lancashire BC
2017.05.06 Hampshire Westbury Park 15+ Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.06 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 15 Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Sussex Kithurst 5 Sussex BC
2017.05.06 Wiltshire Cotley Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.05 Lancashire Gait Barrow 1 Lancashire BC
2017.05.05 Sussex Kithurst Meadow3 Sussex BC
2017.05.02 Hampshire Noar Hill 10Hants & IOW BC
2017.05.02 Sussex Heyshott Escarpment 7 Sussex BC
2017.05.02 Sussex Kithurst Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.02 Wiltshire Battlesbury Hillfort 2 Wilts BC
2017.05.01 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.04.30 Sussex Chanctonbury Ring  1 Sussex BC
2017.04.30 Buckinghamshire Ivinghoe Beacon 1 Upper Thames BC
2017.04.30 SussexKithurst 3+ Sussex BC
2017.04.29 Dorset Giant's Hill, Cerne Abbas 7 Dorset BC
2017.04.29 Hampshire Butser Hill 12+ Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.29 Hampshire West Wood, Farley Mount 1 Hants & IOW BC
2017.04.25 Sussex  Kithurst  2  Sussex BC
2017.04.24 Sussex   Kithurst   5+   Sussex BC
2017.04.23 Hampshire   Ramsdean Down  1 Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.23 Sussex   Heyshott Escarpment  18  Sussex BC 
2017.04.22 Bedfordshire   Dunstable Downs  1  Beds & Northants BC 
2017.04.22 Sussex   Heyshott Escarpment  12  Sussex BC 
2017.04.19 Bedfordshire   Bison Hill, Whipshade  2  Beds & Northants BC 
2017.04.18 Hampshire   Rake Bottom, Butser Hill  1  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.19 Buckinghamshire   Ivinghoe Beacon  1  Upper Thames BC 
2017.04.17 Hampshire   Noar Hill  7  Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.17 Hampshire   Noar Hill  7 Hants & IOW BC 
2017.04.16 Hampshire   Noar Hill  5+  Hants & IOW BC
2017,04,09 Hampshire   Noar Hill  4  Hants & IOW BC