Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)

Male
Male
Female
Female
Male underside
Male underside
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Female underside
Larva
Larva
Larva
Larva
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Pupa
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Same pupa one day before emergence
Pupa
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Same pupa one day before emergence
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Same pupa one day before emergence
Same pupa one day before emergence
 
Information

NERC Act S41: Not listed
Local status: Lives in colonies where it can be common. Rarely reported from north-east Bedfordshire.
Size: Medium.
Larval foodplant: A variety of grasses
No. of broods: One
Flight time(s): Late June to early August
Winter: Larva
Habits: Much of day spent on purple or blue flower-heads (such as knapweed and field scabious), or roosting on grasses.
Habitats: Unimproved grassland and set-aside fields.
Distribution:

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