Surrey's 41 butterflies

Widespread 22
Brimstone, Brown Argus, Comma,
Common Blue, Essex Skipper, Gatekeeper,
Green-veined White, Holly Blue, Large Skipper,
Large White, Meadow Brown, Orange-tip,
Peacock, Purple Hairstreak, Red Admiral,
Ringlet, Small Copper, Small Heath,
Small Skipper, Small Tortoiseshell,
Small White, Speckled Wood 

Heaths: Grayling, Silver-studded Blue
Migrants: Clouded Yellow, Painted Lady
Restricted: 15

AB Adonis Blue PE Purple Emperor
BH Brown Hairstreak SSS Silver-spotted Skipper
ChB Chalkhill Blue SWF Silver-washed Fritillary
DGF Dark Green Fritillary SB Small Blue
DS Dingy Skipper WA White Admiral
GH Green Hairstreak WLH White-letter Hairstreak
GS Grizzled Skipper WW Wood White
MW Marbled White  
Key sites for Surrey's rarer butterflies
Site AB BH ChB DGF DS GH GS MW PE SSS SWF SB WA WLH WW
Ashtead Common   y           y y   y   y    
Bookham Common   y             y   y   y y  
Box Hill y y y y y y y y y y y y y y  
Chiddingfold Forest, incl Oaken Wood   y     y y y y   y   y   y
Denbies Hillside y y y y y y y y   y          
Howell Hill           y       y   y  
Hutchinson's Bank
& Chapel Bank
  y   y y y y y     y   y  
Newlands Corner
& Albury Downs 
  y y y y y y y   y y        
Pewley Down   y y   y y y y       y      
Sheepleas   y y y y y y y  y   y     y  

Esher Common
Elms1, Elms2, Elms3
three maps produced in 2015
by Dave PageElmbridge BC
Countryside Estates Officer,
showing location of elms,
foodplant of the White-letter Hairstreak.

Unofficial release: Glanville Fritillary
2001 Wrecclesham Sandpit
2011 Hutchinson's Bank

LOST, with year of last record;
*indicates subsequent short-lived releases

2007 Pearl-bordered Fritillary*
1997  Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary*
1997  Duke of Burgundy
1990s  Wall Brown odd records since
1970s  Marsh Fritillary*
1960s  High Brown Fritillary

Nearest regions for other GB species
Kent: Heath Fritillary
Sussex: Duke of Burgundy, Wall Brown,
Pearl & Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries,
Black Hairstreak: introduced 1970s, rediscovered 2017
Hampshire: Marsh Fritillary
Isle of Wight: Glanville Fritillary
East Anglia: Swallowtail
West Country: High Brown Fritillary,
Large Blue, Lulworth Skipper
North: Chequered Skipper, Large Heath,
Mountain Ringlet, Northern Brown Argus,
Scotch Argus