Nymphalidae: Satyrinae

1627 (ABH59.005) Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR07334

Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: M: 33mm, F: 37mm
Foodplant(s): bents (Agrostis spp.), meadow-grasses (Poa spp.), fescues (Festuca spp.), grasses
Flying: Two/three generations, May-June, July and August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Downland and heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 169 (62.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 April to 07 October



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