Atlas - Small Copper

Lycaena phlaeas

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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) 678 1036 +53%
Rank order  ? 14/47 20/47 Down 6 places
Short term 5-year distribution trends
1995-1999 2010-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 623 664 +7%
Rank order  ? 19/47 19/47 No change

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