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Butterflies - Silver-studded Blue (Plebeius argus)

Extinct 1929 in Warwickshire.

Originally resident on lowland heath at Sutton Park, Coleshill and Packington but became extinct in the region, probably due to habitat loss during the first quarter of the 20th century.

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Extinct in Warwickshire.


Find out more about the Silver-studded Blue online at the following links;

Flight Chart
The flight chart below is based on observations of the adult Silver-studded Blue butterfly in Warwickshire between 2005 and 2008. Peak periods are shown in dark green.

Silver-studded Blue Flight Chart

Distribution Maps

Silver-studded Blue - 2011 records / distribution. Silver-studded Blue - 2010 records / distribution. Silver-studded Blue - 2000 to 2009 records / distribution.
2011 (1yr) 2010 (1yr) 2000-09 (10yr)

Silver-studded BlueSilver-studded Blue © Keith Warmington - Male at Prees Heath, Shropshire

Other Species

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