Heath Fritillary Melitaea athalia (Rottemburg)

 

Restricted to very small parts of SW and SE England.

Sheltered heathland valleys in SW and coppiced woodland in SE.

Mainly Common Cow-wheat, Ribwort Plantain and Germander Speedwell.

Usually mid-June to early August. Late May to early July in Cornwall.




2017.06.18 Essex Hockley Woods 20 Feltham, Ann
2017.06.17 Devon Lydford Dis R'way 1+ Devon BC
2017.06.14 Kent East Blean Woods 50+ Wilson, Andy
2017.05.25 Devon Lydford Dis R'way 80 Devon BC
2017.05.10 Devon Lydford Dis R'way 5 Devon BC