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Butterflies

Butterflies at Sculthorpe Moor Reserve

White Admiral
White Admiral on Blackberry blossom

Butterflies observed on the reserve:

  • Small tortoiseshell | Aglais uticae
  • Small skipper | Thymelicus sylvestris
  • Essex skipper | Thymelicus lineolus
  • Large skipper | Ochlodes faunus
  • Large white | Pieris brassicae
  • Brimstone | Gonepteryx rhamni
  • Peacock | Inachis io
  • Comma | Polygonia c-album
  • Common blue | Polyommatus icarus
  • Green veined white | Pieris napi
  • Orange tip | Anthocaris cardamines
  • Small copper | Lycaena phlaeas
  • Holly blue | Calestrina agriolus
  • Red admiral | Vanessa atalanta
  • Painted lady | Vanessa cadui
  • Small white | Pieris rapae
  • Speckled wood | Parage aegeria
  • Wall Brown | Lasiommata megera
  • White admiral | Limenitis camilla
  • Gatekeeper | Pyriona tithonus
  • Meadow brown | Maniola jurtina
  • Ringlet | Aphantopus hyperantus

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