Iris003's picture

Speckled wood

Observed: 2nd August 2009 By: Iris003Iris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in Invertebrates
Speckled wood
Description:

Found in city, no where near a wood.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria) interacts

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

parks and gardens

Although very characteristic of woodland rides, Speckled Woods can also be found in garden and park situations, or along hedgerows. A lovely photo.

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Iris003's picture

Speckled wood

Dear Martin, we weren't sure so thank you for this info.

Iris

colhig17's picture

I would say that these appear

I would say that these appear to be getting more common - normally in shady places but certainly not restricted to woods.

Colin

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the naturalist man's picture

Speckled wood

We regularly get these in our garden and the nearest suitable wood is half a mile away; however, they are very common in there.

Graham Banwell

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