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pyronia tithonus


There is one generation of Gatekeepers a year, emerging in July and peaking in early august, relatively small, around 3.5-4.5cm wingspan. These are everywhere at the minute in the meadows. This one is the male as it has the dark brown bar across its upperwings.


seen at Otwell meadows, cherwell in Oxford.

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Debbie Stewart
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Debbie Stewart

Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 24, 2013
Submitted on Aug 3, 2013

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