Main: (Nymphalidae / Satyrinae)
59.011 [B&F: 1625] Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus) (Linnaeus, 1771)

 

Notes: Common in hedgerows, grassland, woodland edges and woodland clearings; 0-400 m (0-1700 m in Europe) throughout much of southern England, Wales and southern Ireland; mainland Europe. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and common. Wingspan 34-38 mm. Larva feeds on Bristle Bent, Sheep's Fescue, Red Fescue, Common Couch and other grasses.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 2.4323015
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 7162
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Phenology - Larval Records

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