Painted Lady at Ketton, August 2012

Leaving aside two species of doubtful occurrence which I shall discuss in a post, the following form the Rutland List:

Current (37)


Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris

Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola

Large Skipper Ochlodes sylvanus

Dingy Skipper Erynnis tages

Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae


Clouded Yellow Colias croceus

Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni

Large White Pieris brassicae

Small White Pieris rapae

Green-veined White Pieris napi

Orange-tip Anthocharis cardamines


Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi

Purple Hairstreak Neozephyrus quercus

White-letterHairstreak Satyrium w-album

Black Hairstreak Satyrium pruni

Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas

Brown Argus Plebeius agestis

Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

Chalkhill Blue Polyommatus coridon

Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus


White Admiral Limenitis camilla

Purple Emperor Apatura iris

Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae

Yellow-legged Tortoiseshell Nymphalis xanthomelas

Camberwell Beauty Nymphalis antiopa

Peacock Inachis io

Comma Polygonia c-album

Dark Green Fritillary Argynnis aglaia

Silver-washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia

Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria

Marbled White Melanargia galathea

Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus

Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina

Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus

Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus

 Former (11)

Chequered Skipper Carterocephalus palaemon

Pale Clouded Yellow Colias hyale

Wood White Leptidea sinapis

Silver-studded Blue Plebeius argus

Duke of Burgundy Hamaeris lucina

Large Tortoiseshell Nymphalis polychloros

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria selene

Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria euphrosyne

High Brown Fritillary Argynnis adippe

Wall Lasiommata megera

Grayling Hipparchia semele


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