Atlas - Adonis Blue

Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blue with open wings showing the black veins going through the white fringe

Photo: John Woodruff

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Ecological group

  • Habitat specialist  ?

Conservation priority

  • Medium in SW & UK  ?

Distribution trends

Long term 15-year distribution trends
1970-1984 2000-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 111 250 +125%
Rank order  ? 35/47 30/47 Up 5 places
Short term 5-year distribution trends
1995-1999 2010-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 143 164 +15%
Rank order  ? 31/47 30/47 Up 1 place

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