Atlas - Gatekeeper

Pyronia tithonus

Gatekeeper with open wings showing the two white spots in the eyespot

Photo: Rex Bale

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Ecological group

  • Wider countryside species  ?

Conservation priority

  • Low in SW & UK  ?

Distribution trends

Long term 15-year distribution trends
1970-1984 2000-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 1367 2089 +53%
Rank order  ? 4/47 3/47 Up 1 place
Short term 5-year distribution trends
1995-1999 2010-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 1565 1547 -1%
Rank order  ? 4/47 5/47 Down 1 place

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