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Spotted Fritillary/Lesser Spotted Fritillary

Telling the difference between the Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma) and the Lesser Spotted Fritillary (M. trivia) can be difficult but one reasonably reliable diagnostic feature is the presence or absence of orange markings on the body of the adult butterfly.
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The elusive Southern Emperor

Have you spotted a Southern Emperor moth? This day-flyting moth should be on the wing right now in Corfu. Could you be the first to spot one?
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More Large Tortoiseshell news

Two of the best photos of the Large Tortoiseshell we have ever had submitted to Corfu Butterfly Conservation have been sent to us over the last few days. It shows that they are on the wing right now and they are in near mint condition.
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