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Nature in Shetland

winner of a Shetland Environment Award 2004

List of Species (pdf)
Annotated Checklist

Shetland Entomological Group



  • None of these lists can be reproduced without written permission from SEG or SBRC.

  • Lepidoptera have received more attention than any other group of invertebrates in Shetland. The menu on the left includes a list of species in PDF format, which includes status information, an annotated checklist with greater detail in HTML format, and two brief overviews of the status of moths and butterflies in the islands.


    This site is not directly connected to any of the organisations mentioned, so comments  may not necessarily reflect the views of the organisations, clubs or societies  involved. The pages on this website remain the intellectual property of the authors. They may be freely downloaded, quoted or used for any purpose, providing acknowledgement is given to the website and/or the author/s. No liability is accepted for the accuracy of this information.