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Observed: 16th August 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

wild area,did think it was a Red Admiral but the spines are yellow the same as The Painted Lady.The colour can vary,very well camouflaged on the stone slab.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) interacts

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Does say

Does say in book's that spines are yellow in Painted Lady or grey/black in Admiral

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Painted Lady doesn't have a

Painted Lady doesn't have a yellow form, as far as I'm aware. Both species have yellow spines, but the dark form of the Red Admiral also has dark spines at the front. Yellow-form RA, as here, only has yellow spines, no dark ones

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