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Aderyn :: Distribution Maps

Have you ever wondered how widespread a species is across Wales. This page allows you to select a species or an entire taxon group and display a 10km distribution map of that species or group, based on data held by LERC Wales. You can then select a 10km square and see a 1km distribution map (except for sensitive species).

Use one of the options below to select the species or group you are interested in.

Maps and data are not to be used for any commercial purposes.

Species - Wildcard

If you find it hard to find the species you are looking for, or are unsure what taxon group a species is within, click the search button here to search the entire taxon dictionary.

Species - Drilldown

Select the super group and taxon group first to help narrow the search, then enter the first few characters of the species you require. The number of records we hold for a species is shown after the species name. Finally, select the species from the drop down and click the green go arrow. Some super groups only have a single taxon group within them. If so, this will be automatically selected for you.

Taxon Group

Select the super group required first. Then, select the taxon group you require.
Some super groups only have a single taxon group within them. If so, this will be automatically selected for you.

Recently Created Species Maps

Agriphila tristella Large red damselfly (<i>Pyrrhosoma nymphula</i>) Orange tip, Anthocharis cardamines Small tortoiseshell, Aglais urticae in crocus flower Bog hoverfly, Sericomyia silentis Hedgehog (<i>Erinaceus europaeus</i>) Damselfly Pirate wolf spider, Pirata spp Hoverfly (<i>Eristalis nemorum</i>) Chrysotoxum festivum Pellucid hoverfly, Volucella pellucens, Scarce blue-tailed damselfly, Ischnura pumilio Hoverfly (<i>Rhingia campestris </i>) Hairy Dragonfly Bog hoverfly, Sericomyia silentis White legged damselfly, Platycnemis pennipes Common clubtail, Gomphus vulgatissimus Glyphipterix thrasonella Grasshopper Migrant Hawkers Micro moth (<i>Micropterix aruncella</i>) Common hawker, Aeshna juncea Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) Emperor dragonfly, Anax imperator Ermine Moth