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Heath fritillary

Pictured: heath fritillary, Melitaea athalia

Notes from Jenyns: This species is not mentioned in Jenyns’ notebooks.

200-year trend in Cambridgeshire: Little change.

Modern records

This species is not mentioned by Jenyns in his notebook and no substantiated historical records of this butterfly exist from Cambridgeshire. It is not found here today and may well never have been seen in this area.

 

National records map

Heath fritillary national records map:

https://species.nbnatlas.org/species/NHMSYS0000503190