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58.014 [B&F: 1547] Cleopatra (Gonepteryx cleopatra) (Linnaeus, 1767)

 

Common in scrub, woodland edges and hedgerows; 0-1200 m throughout much of southern Europe. Recorded in the late 1800s on the Isle of Wight, Suffolk and in Scotland; with further records in the 1980s from Kent and Jersey. Not recorded from Hampshire to date. Wingspan 50-68 mm. Larva feeds on Buckthorn.

Flightime guide
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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