Main: (Lycaenidae / Theclinae)
61.007 [B&F: 1559] Black Hairstreak (Satyrium pruni) (Linnaeus, 1758)


Notes: An endangered Red Data Book species, in scrubland and mature oak woodland; 200-300 m (200-700 m in Europe), on the clay between Peterborough and Oxford; mainland Europe and southern Scandinavia. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight in recent years. Wingspan 37 mm. Larva feeds on Blackthorn.

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