Yellow Shell

Camptogramma bilineata (70.059)

The Yellow Shell is very variable, ranging from bright yellow forms to dark brown and they can also vary in sie too. It is fairly widespread in Warwickshire and is found in a variety of habitats from disused railway cuttings, meadows and wetlands to heathland, woodland rides and woodland clearings, prefering damper areas.

It is regularly encountered during the day and has one generation a year. It is on the wing from June to early September.

Please note: From February 2023 all sightings records should be submitted via the iRecord Butterflies app available via the iTunes or Google Store. Find out more here: iRecord at Butterfly Conservation.