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Pararge aegeria

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3rd Aug 2007, Hollingworth canal, Daisy Nook, Gtr Mcr. Photo: © RWD


21st Sept 2008, Blackleach Reservoir, Walkden, Gtr Mcr. Photo: © RWD
20th August 2011, Swettenham, Staffordshire. Photo: © RWD
On crop-plant Mangelwurzel


20th August 2011, Swettenham, Staffordshire. Photo: © RWD
Similar to Woodland Brown butterfly, but the main difference is that Speckled Woods have yellowish spots where Woodland Brown have whitish spots.


24th Aug 2011, Rainford, Merseyside. Photo: © RWD
Has a torn forewing on RH side, probably a lucky escape from a bird.


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  Pararge aegeria  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Satyridae  

SPECKLED WOOD

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Pararge aegeria

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