Lycaenidae: Lycaeninae

07058 Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1555 (ABH61.005)

Reichenbachtal, June 2014
Reichenbachtal, June 2014
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Reichenbachtal, June 2014
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 2012-2013
 2014
 2015
 2016-onwards


General InformationOverwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 27-34mm
Foodplant(s): Common Rock-rose (Helianthemum nummularium), Common Bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), Gorse (Ulex europaeus), Broom (Cytisus scoparius), Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea), Purging Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica), Bramble (Rubus fruticosus)
Flying: One generation, mid April-late June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: On the pre-warning list

Habitat

Calcareous grassland, heathland, woodland rides, railway cuttings, disused quarries and scrubby grassland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Baden-W├╝rttemberg.

Last recorded in June 2014

Recorded date range (Flying/Adult): 07 June to 07 June


On the pre-warning list

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5