NX1391 : Northern Brown Argus

near to Lendalfoot, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

Northern Brown Argus
Northern Brown Argus
The Northern Brown Argus (Aricia artaxerxes) on Bloody Cranesbill at the Pinbain Burn SSSI. This attractive small butterfly (only about an inch wide) shows a conspicuous white spot in the centre of each upper forewing, with a series of orange crescents round the edges. It's a very local butterfly in Scotland, now reduced to a number of scattered sites. (Source: RSNC Guide to Butterflies of the British Isles, by JA Thomas)
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Mary and Angus Hogg and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2007
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NX1391, 34 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Supplemental image
Date Taken
Sunday, 17 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 19 June, 2007
Category
Butterfly   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 138 914 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:10.9257N 4:55.5293W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 138 914
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

This page has been viewed about 201 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register