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Brimstone or cleopatra??

Observed: 6th July 2012 By: y2j201y2j201’s reputation in Invertebratesy2j201’s reputation in Invertebrates
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while flying I thought the wings had orange parts but with wings closed I can't distinguish between a brimstone or a cleopatra

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If there was orange on the upper wing then it was probably a Cleopatra but I am not familiar with the butterflies of Spain, there may be another species. Perhaps a butterfly expert can help more.