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Wall Brown
Lasiommata megera
Wall Brown
Mill Hill, Shoreham
15.5.2005
Smalll Heath
Coenomypha pamphilus
Small Heath
Mill Hill, Shoreham
15.5.2005
gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus
Gatekeeper/Hedge Brown
7.7.2005
McIntyres Field. Lancing Ring
Gatekeeper
 Pyronia tithonus
Gatekeeper/Hedge Brown (female)
Lancing Ring
recorded: 27.7.02
Size:  17-25 mm
Larval Foodplant : Grasses
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Gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus
  Gatekeeper/Hedge Brown (male)
Recorded 13.7.04
site : Malthouse Meadow, Sompting
gatekeeper
Pyronia tithonus - underside
Common: Gatekeeper/Hedge Brown

I think this is a female
Speckled Wood Parage aegeria
Speckled Wood
recorded: 30.7.2000
Site: Lancing Ring, light woodland
Size:  32-42 mm

Larval foodplants : Grasses
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speckled wood
According to 'The Scientific Names of British Lepidoptera' by A. Maitland Emmett, Parage was coined by Hubner in 1819 from the Greek 'Para' meaning 'close to' and 'Arge' from 'White' - apparently  from the relationship with the Marbled White.
Aegeria was named after Egeria, one of the Camenae, prophetic
Nymphs resident in ancient Italy.
brian@secalis.com> via UK-Leps
Meadow Brown  Maniola jurtina
 Meadow Brown
recorded September 2000
site : garden
Size:  20-27 mm
Larval foodplant : Grasses
Meadow Brown
:Maniola jurtina
Meadow Brown
Size:  20-27 mm
Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
: Marbled White
recorded: 14.6.2005
Site : Lancing Ring

Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
: Marbled White
recorded: 4.7.2001
Site : Lancing Ring
Size:  20-30 mm
Larval foodplant: Red Fescue,  Sheep's Fescue and other grasses
Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
 Marbled White
recorded :4.7.2001
Size:  20-30 mm
Marbled White
Melanargia galathea
Marbled White
recorded: 13.7.04
site : McIntyres Field, Lancing Ring


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