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Butterfly species

You can access the species pages by clicking on the links in the table below.

Resident and regular migrant species in Highland and Moray

ABH Number

Species Name

Scientific Name

UK BAP Status

57.001

Dingy Skipper

Erynnis tages

Priority Species (added 2007)

57.004

Chequered Skipper

Carterocephalus palaemon

Priority Species

58.003

Orange-tip

Anthocharis cardamines

Not listed

58.006

Large White

Pieris brassicae

Not listed

58.007

Small White

Pieris rapae

Not listed

58.008

Green-veined White

Pieris napi

Not listed

59.003

Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria

Not listed

59.004

Large Heath

Coenonympha tullia

Priority Species (added 2007)

59.005

Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus

Priority Species (added 2007)

59.007

Mountain Ringlet

Erebia epiphron

Priority Species (added 2007)

59.008

Scotch Argus

Erebia aethiops

Not listed

59.009

Ringlet

Aphantopus hyperantus

Not listed

59.010

Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina

Not listed

59.013

Grayling

Hipparchia semele

Priority Species (added 2007)

59.014

Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Boloria euphrosyne

Priority Species

59.015

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Boloria selene

Priority Species (added 2007)

59.019

Dark Green Fritillary

Argynnis aglaja

Not listed

59.023

Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

Not assessed (migrant)

59.024

Painted Lady

Cynthia cardui

Not assessed (migrant)

59.026

Peacock

Inachis io

Not listed

59.027

Small Tortoiseshell

Aglais urticae

Not listed

59.031 Comma Polygonia c-album Not listed
59.033

Marsh Fritillary

Euphydrias aurinia

Priority Species

61.001

Small Copper

Lycaenas phlaeas

Not listed

61.004

Purple Hairstreak

Neozephyrus quercus

Not listed

61.005

Green Hairstreak

Callophrys rubi

Not listed

61.010

Small Blue

Cupido minimus

Priority Species (added 2007)

61.016

Northern Brown Argus

Plebeius artaxerxes

Priority Species

61.018

Common Blue

Polyommatis icarus

Not listed


 
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