Over the garden gate
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Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars (UK)
Speckled Wood (pararge aegeria)
Photo by Psilo.....Bolton
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Wingspan 4cm..Flight period Mid March to Oct.
Prefers to remain in the shade.Feeds on nectar and the juice of berries and tree sap.
Caterpillar...Matt greenwith a short pale forked tail and short hairs.
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