Brimstone Butterfly (Gonepterix Rhamni) Male at Thursley Common
Brimstone is the old name for Sulphur and this so named butterfly is the largest of Britain's yellow species, with a wingspan of 65 to 75mm. This specimen was seen at Thursley Common, but they are common and widespread.More pictures of Thursley by Alan Whitehead...
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