imegahy's picture

Comma Scotland?

Observed: 28th September 2011 By: imegahyimegahy’s reputation in Invertebrates
Comma 1

I photographed this butterfly in my back garden. I note that Commas have been seen in Scotland, but most of the postings have been in the east of the country hence my wariness.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Comma (Polygonia c-album) interacts


Syrphus's picture

Comma has been spreading

Comma has been spreading north in the past few years and there is at least one confirmed record in Highland.

It would be worth reporting this to BC at (ignore the Small Tort in the URL - it is about Comma).

There is another recent Scottish record at



recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on

imegahy's picture

Thank you for the information

Thank you for the information