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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

Spotted longhorn beetle, Rutpela maculata on Meadowsweet, Filipendula ulmaria Speckled wood pair (<i>Pararge aegeria</i>) White-legged Damselfly Common Hawker Hoverfly - Eupeodes Latifasciatus Small tortoiseshell, Aglais urticae in crocus flower Comma, Polygonia c-album Holly blue, Celastrina argiolus Comma Grasshopper Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) Banded Demoiselle Argyresthia trifasciata Migrant Hawkers Autumn Crocus Centre Barred Sallow Cucumber spider, Araniella White legged damselfly, Platycnemis pennipes Marsh fritillary, Euphydryas aurinia Banded Demoiselle Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly Hedgehog (<i>Erinaceus europaeus</i>) Migrant Hawker Beefsteak Fungus in Drostre Wood Southern Hawker