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Common Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni

Description:

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

Habitat:

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


1 Species ID Suggestions

tmvdh
tmvdh 3 years ago
Common Brimstone (Zitronenfalter)
Gonepteryx rhamni


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1 Comment

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 3 years ago

Thanks for the ID tmvdh!

Ava T-B
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Ava T-B

Steiermark, Austria

Lat: 46.93, Long: 15.76

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

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