61.012 .... B&F 1580
Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Common, often in urban situations. Populations suffer from extreme parasitism every few years, rendering it a common species some years and almost totally absent in others.
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Female, photographed at Market Warsop August 2017
 
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PFemale, photographed at Mapperley, Nottingham August 2010
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Holly Blue
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Meg Skinner. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Pauline Bradford. Wil Heeney. Nottingham City Council. Darren Matthews. Duncan Lyon.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2016

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