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Observed: 28th August 2010 By: nfarrgone
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Description:

What sort of butterfly could this be?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) interacts

Comments

foxy's picture

Adonis Blue

I agree with Adonis Blue we dont have it over here and I should have checked it out better.According to Butterflies of Great Brittain and Ireland the black veins are diagnotic.Mea culpa!

Foxy

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Yes, Adonis - there's a

Yes, Adonis - there's a series of colonies on the chalk downland around Dorking and Guildford, including a famous population on Box Hill.

Incidentally, this should probably be in the 'invertebrates' section rather than 'unknown'!

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