Species Lists (VC55)
The following lists have generally been prepared by the county recorder for each taxon group and describe all the species that have been recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland (VC55). Some provide a simple list of species, others provide additional information about the status of each species in the two counties.
Note - the species lists are mostly in pdf format so will either open in a new window or download to your computer depending on your browser preferences.
|Group||Author, Date||Status included?|
|Birds (checklist link on LROS page)||LROS (regularly updated)||Yes|
|Amphibians & Reptiles||Andrew Heaton, 2020||Yes|
|Fish||Andrew Heaton, 2016||Yes|
|Dragonfles & Damselflies||Ian Merrill, 2022||Yes|
|Beetles||Graham Finch, to end of 2020||Yes|
|Ants||Gavin Gamble, 2020||Yes|
|Sawflies||David Nicholls, 2018||Yes|
|Craneflies||John Kramer, 2016||No|
|Molluscs - Aquatic Snails||David Nicholls, 2016||Yes|
|Molluscs - Land Snails||David Nicholls, 2016||Yes|
|Molluscs - Slugs||David Nicholls, 2016||Yes|
|Centipedes||Helen Ikin, 2016||No|