Lycaenidae: Theclinae

1559 (ABH61.007) Black Hairstreak Satyrium pruni, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR07063

Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Brampton Wood
Brampton Wood
 Photo © Hazel Orbell
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Pupa, Monks Wood
Pupa, Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
Monks Wood NNR, May 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as an egg.

Wingspan: M: 34-39mm, F: 35-40mm
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Wild Plum (Prunus americana), Prunus (Prunus spp.)
Flying: One generation, mid June-early July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Uncommon/Rare

Habitat

Woodland edges, rides, hedgerows and scrub.

Regional Information

Recorded in 24 (8.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 May to 30 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 08 May to 22 June

Recorded date range (Pupa): 26 May to 14 June

Similar Species
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
White-letter Hairstreak Satyrium w-album

Uncommon/Rare
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green, white, red, yellow