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Lepidopteran of the month: Red admiral butterfly

In Britain in February, we don’t see many butterflies on the wing. But some butterfly species do overwinter here as adults, including the very gorgeous red admiral. Here’s a red admiral (Vanessa atalanta) drinking nectar from a butterfly bush (Buddleja … Continue reading

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Lepidoptera of the month: Brimstone, Peacock and Red Admiral

There are lots of insects in the world, aren’t there? Lots of little creatures and lots of different kinds of little creatures. Here’s what Wikipedia says about the class Insecta. Here’s what Earthlife says about the orders of insects. I’m … Continue reading

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