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Butterfly similar to Gatekeeper (added via Android)

Observed: 10th July 2013 By: AngelaPrince
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Found this butterfly dead on a window ledge this morning. It seems rather like a Gatekeeper but it does not have black eyespot on forewing with two white pupils.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina) interacts


AngelaPrince's picture

It is not a Meadow Brown as

It is not a Meadow Brown as it does not have any white pupils on the black eye spots.

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Jonny721's picture

Some individuals don't show

Some individuals don't show the white spot, and some even show a double spot like Gatekeeper, they are very variable