Nymphalidae: Satyrinae

1625 (ABH59.011) Gatekeeper / Hedge Brown Pyronia tithonus, (Linnaeus, 1771)

KR07340

Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey
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 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
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Bevill's Wood
Bevill's Wood
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Bevill's Wood
Bevill's Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Gwent
Whitelye, Gwent
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Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
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Monks Wood
Monks Wood
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Hillesden, Bucks., 2008
Hillesden, Bucks., 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hillesden, Bucks., 2008
Hillesden, Bucks., 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hillesden, Bucks., 2008
Hillesden, Bucks., 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: M: 37-43mm, F: 42-48mm
Foodplant(s): bents (Agrostis spp.), fescues (Festuca spp.), grasses
Flying: One generation, mid July-late August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland near hedgerows and woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 261 (96.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 February to 26 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 July to 28 July



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Pink, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5