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British Fritillary butterfly

Observed: 10th July 2001 By: paulembden
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Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma) interacts

Comments

Mark at Magdalen's picture

I'm not brilliant on

I'm not brilliant on butterfly identification but if this photo was taken on the Isle of Wight then I think I know what it might be!

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Assuming that this is from

Assuming that this is from the same 'unknown British location' that I know of, it's an introduced population which has been present for a fair few years now - it appears to be topped up from time to time as numbers dwindle before suddenly coming back strongly

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