Invertebrates

These pages include local information about invertebrate species found in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, from the northern brown argus butterfly and small pearl-bordered fritillary butterflies to the violet oil beetles. Why not use our A-Z of wildlife below or the general search box at the top of the page to quickly find the species you are looking for and then have the facts at your fingertips.

The information includes fascinating facts and where the species can be found as well as what local people and organisations are doing to conserve, maintain and enhance them in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are also beautiful images, related links, downloads and references in case you want to find out more. You can also find stunning images of 30 moth species in the gallery.

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There is a freshness and at times a undefineable fragrance to the air at high altitude in the Pennines. Joan E. Duncan & R.W.Robson

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