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THE BUTTERFLIES OF LOPHAM AND REDGRAVE FENS S . BEAUFOY DÜRING t h e l a s t t h r e e y e a r s ( 1 9 6 6 - 6 8 ) t h e f o l l o w i n g b u t t e r f l i e s h a v e b e e n r e c o r d e d in L o p h a m a n d R e d g r a v e F e n s . SATYRIDAE

Wall (Pararge megera, L.) Grayling (Eumenis semele, H ü b n . ) H e d g e Brown (Maniola tithonus, L.) M e a d o w Brown (Maniola jurtina, L.) Small H e a t h (Coenonympha pamphilus, Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperanthus, L.)

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NYMPHALIDAE

Red A d m i r a l (Vanessa atalanta, L.) Painted L a d y (Vanessa cardui, L.) Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae, L.) Peacock ( N y m p h a l i s io, L . ) C o m m a (Polvgonia c-album, L.) LYCAENIDAE

C o m m o n Blue (Polyommatus icarus, Rott.) Small C o p p e r (Lycaena phlaeas, L.) G r e e n Hairstreak (Callophrys rubi, L . ) PJERIDAE

Large W h i t e (Pieris brassicae, L.) Small W h i t e (Pieris rapae, L.) G r e e n - v e i n e d W h i t e (Pieris napi, L.) O r a n g e T i p (Anthocharis cardamines, L.) Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni, L . ) HESPERIIDAE

Dingy Skipper (Erynnis tages, L.) Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus malvae, L.) Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris, Poda.) Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola, Ochs.) Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata, G r e m e r and G r e y ) T h e s e observations have been m a d e mostly by M r . C. W . Pierce, vvho s t a t e s t h a t h e is a l m o s t s u r e t h a t h e a l s o s a w a P u r p l e H a i r s t r e a k ( T h e c l a quercus, L . ) A y i n g o v e r t h e o a k s i n M i d d l e F e n . T h e f o l l o w i n g s p e c i e s h a v e n o t y e t b e e n r e c o r d e d , b u t it is possible that they do occur, and any records would be gratefully r e e e i v e d — B r o w n A r g u s ( A r i c i a agestis, Schiff.), Holly Blue {Celastrina argiolus, L.), White-letter Hairstreak (Slrymonidia w-album, Knoch.).

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