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Large white

Observed: 10th April 2010 By: tootsietimtootsietim’s reputation in Invertebratestootsietim’s reputation in Invertebratestootsietim’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Female in pristine condition.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Large White (Pieris brassicae) interacts

Comments

tootsietim's picture

Following the cold winter, I

Following the cold winter, I would have thought that butterflies would be emerging late. This seems early to me and I cannot remember seeing them this early before.

Martin Harvey's picture

early

I'd agree this is an unusually early sighting, the earliest I've ever recorded it is 25 April. I think the recent warmer sunshine will have started speeding things up again.

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