Nymphalidae: Satyrinae

1628 (ABH59.004) Large Heath Coenonympha tullia, (Müller, 1764)

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Thorne Moors, Lincolnshire. 13th August 2004
Thorne Moors, Lincolnshire. 13th August 2004
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Thorne Moors, Lincolnshire. 13th August 2004
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 35-40mm
Foodplant(s): Hare''s-tail Cottongrass (Eriophorum vaginatum), Common Cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium), Jointed Rush (Juncus articulatus)
Flying: One generation, May-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Uncommon/Rare

Regional Information

This species has been recorded in Huntingdonshire, but without locational data.

Last recorded in


Uncommon/Rare