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Orange Tip Butterfly

From back in the spring-time: a male orange tip butterfly, Anthocaris cardamines (Lepidoptera: Pieridae).  Only the males have the orange patches; the females are just white and black.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2009-05-20.

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That's a pretty boy.
October 10 | Unregistered CommenterAydin

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