61.006 .... B&F 1558
White-letter Hairstreak Satyrium w-album (Knoch, 1782)
Status .....Sightings of this elusive butterfly have increased in Nottinghamshire over recent years, where White-letter Hairstreak colonies seem to have survived the enormous effects of Dutch Elm disease, by utilising young sucker growth for egg-laying.
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Adult reared ex-Wellow Park larva, photographed June 2015
 
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Photographed at Lound Wood July 2006
 
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Larvae, photographed at Wellow Park May 2015
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of White-letter Hairstreak
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Phil Lee. NBGRC.

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 2018

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