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Glanville Fritillary Butterfly- Woody Bay, Isle of Wight

Observed: 27th May 2012 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

This is the only Glanville Fritillary I have seen this year, in their classic location on the undercliff between Woody and Binnel Bay. A few years ago you had to avoid treading on the black caterpillars as you traversed the cliff paths!Lets hope they make a comeback soon.

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Species with which Glanville Fritillary (Melitaea cinxia) interacts