Main: (Nymphalidae / Satyrinae)
59.012 [B&F: 1620] Marbled White (Melanargia galathea) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common on downland, sea cliffs, grassland, woodland clearings, roadside verges and embankments throughout much of southern England, with records north to Yorkshire; it has expanded in range and abundance over recent decades and is one of the relatively few species that is not a priority species for conservation concern. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight common and widespread in suitable habitat. Wingspan 53-58 mm. Larva feeds on Red Fescue, Sheep's-fescue, Timothy, Cock's-foot and Tor-grass.

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