Northern Ireland's Priority Species

Species list

All species listed are Priority Species but those that are not highlighted in bold do not yet have a species account. Text for these species will be added in due course.

Common NameScientific name
dingy skipper Erynnis tages
cryptic wood white Leptidea juvernica
small blue Cupido minimus
marsh fritillary Euphydryas aurinia
wall brown Lasiommata megera
grayling Hipparchia semele
small heath Coenonympha pamphilus
large heath Coenonympha tullia