Marbled White

20 Jul

Marbled White

This is the first butterfly I have managed to identify. It’s a Marbled White (Satyridae) posh name Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus). It’s known for its slow flight (perhaps that’s why I managed to capture it on camera) and for its frequently visits flowers, particularly thistles, knapweed (just googled this to find it is the plant in the pic!) and scabious (a similar plant with blue flowers) – tells google images 😉

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Posted by on July 20, 2013 in butterfly


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  1. Skipping Stars Productions LLC

    July 22, 2013 at 2:16 am

    Reblogged this on Butterfly Lodge Alliance.


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