Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae

1597 (ABH59.026) Peacock Aglais io (=Inachis), (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR07248

Bevill's Wood
Bevill's Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Bevill's Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey, 5th August 2011.
Hemingford Grey, 5th August 2011.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: M: 63-68mm, F: 67-75mm
Foodplant(s): Common Nettle (Urtica dioica), Small Nettle (Urtica urens), Common Hop (Humulus lupulus)
Flying: One generation, mid July-mid May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Everywhere.

Regional Information

Recorded in 269 (99.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in February 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 January to 31 December

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 June to 02 August



Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Spiny
Colours:
Black, white, brown, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5