Duke of Burgundy

Hamearis lucina

The Duke of Burgundy became extinct in Warwickshire in 1987. The Victorian County History gives Wolford as a locality for this species.

Historic Records in Warwickshire

  • 1987: Ettington Park - the last confirmed sighting of this species in Warwickshire
  • 1940-59: Walton Wood Farm by H. E. Hammond1.
  • 1920-39: Ettington by Trevor Trought1.

Sources
1. Smith, R. and Brown, D. (1979) The Lepidoptera of Warwickshire; a provisional list. Part One, Butterflies 1900-1977, Hesperiidae to Satyridae.