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White Admiral - Limenitis camilla - male (top row) - female (middle row) - aberration nigrina (bottom row - left female, right male). Wingspan 50mm. Glides with ease, flies swiftly and visits Bramble flowers along woodland rides. Adult has blackish upperwings with white bands; chestnut underwings have similar pattern of white to upperwings. Flies June-July. Larva is mainly green with tufts of spiny, orange hairs; feeds on Honeysuckle. Locally common in broadleaved woodland in southern England.
- PAUL STERRY/Nature Photographers Ltd
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