Butterflies of Var, Southern France

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Matsukaze
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Re: Butterflies of Var, Southern France

Postby Matsukaze » Wed May 17, 2017 9:38 pm

Can anyone please identify the caterpillar? It looks to me like it might be one of the smaller fritillaries.
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Common Blue male

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Wall Brown male

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Re: Butterflies of Var, Southern France

Postby Matsukaze » Wed May 17, 2017 9:42 pm

The first few days were cold and mostly cloudy and wet, but the sunny intervals brought out the butterflies.

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Scarce Swallowtail is always a delight to see

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Pearl-bordered Fritillaries were out in good numbers

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Spotted Fritillary

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Red-underside Skipper

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Spotted Fritillary male


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