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Common Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni


Small yellow butterfly. Some think the word "butterfly" comes from this species because it was called "butter colored fly" by early English naturalists.


This butterfly was seen feeding on a bush in a spa -- a human made, plant-filled environment.

1 Species ID Suggestions

tmvdh 5 years ago
Common Brimstone (Zitronenfalter)
Gonepteryx rhamni

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

Thanks for the ID tmvdh!

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Ava T-B

Steiermark, Austria

Spotted on Jul 17, 2015
Submitted on Oct 6, 2015

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