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.

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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