Sunday, July 31, 2016

31/06/2016 Coma and a Gatekeeper butterflies.

Maximum temperature 26C, minimum 12C.  23 kph NE winds.   Dry.  
Gatekeeper Butterfly - Pyronia tithonus I think.

Coma Butterfly, or in France Robert-le-diable.
Polygonia c-album 

The wings  have jagged edges and show a clear white C-shaped mark on the underside of the hind-wing.

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4 comments:

  1. Great shots. Clearly the best time of year for butterflies.

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    1. Thanks David, the lavender attracts all insects and we have quite a few plants, but this year we seem to be very low on numbers with butterflies! Diane

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  2. The butterfly is beautiful. Have a great new week!

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    1. Thanks Nancy hope your week is good as well. Diane

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