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59.026 [B&F: 1597] Peacock (Aglais io) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Common in all types of habitat; 0-600 m (0-2500 m in Europe) throughout much of the British Isles, but not in northern Scotland; mainland Europe and southern Scandinavia. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and common. Wingspan 63-69 mm. Larva feeds on Stinging Nettle and Pellitory-of-the-wall.

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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 5199
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 49
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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