marbled white


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marbled white

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(Animals) any butterfly of the satyrid genus Melanargia, with panelled black-and-white wings, but technically a brown butterfly; found in grassland
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The area is also enjoying an increase in the visibility of the textured green hairstreak butterfly, for whom the West Midlands is a particularly important region, while the marbled white is also proliferous in the built up area of the Black Country.
In North Wales, Gatekeepers have proved particularly abundant, whereas in South Wales, the Marbled White has performed well.
There are more than 40 species of flowers and grasses per square metre on the stretch of land, which also provides the perfect habitat for butterflies such as the Adonis blue and marbled white, and birds including peregrine falcons and skylarks.
When the reserve is at its peak flowering in summer, the meadow pulsates with the rhythmic fluttering of butterflies and moths such as Marbled White, Small Skipper and the stunning Narrow-Bordered Five-Spot Burnet, along with birds such as Hawfinch, Crossbill and Spotted Flycatcher.
Through employee and stakeholder engagement, the programme will nurture and support flowers, such as Yellow Rattle, Field Scabious and Betony and butterfly species, such as Ringlet, Small Copper and Marbled White.
There is movement at every turn, from the flickering chessboard patterns of marbled white butterflies and azure flashes of the Adonis blue to the scampering of unseen weasels and the explosive escape dashes of rabbits.
The common name comes from the marbled white and purple flowers, which look like the mottling on a snake's skin.
Researchers then transported Marbled White and Small Skipper butterflies to two of these climatically-suitable sites that were well beyond the butterflies' northern range boundaries.
5 Potted cyclamen Usually available in rich red, pinky-purple or pure white, these delicately perfumed, dropdead- gorgeous blooms are set against a rosette of marbled white and dark green heart-shaped leaves.
Each eight-ounce box, sold in retail outlets for around $9, contains marbled white, milk and dark milk chocolates with hazelnut praline filling sculpted in 11 seashell and seahorse shapes, CONTACT: Guylian USA, (800) 803-4123.
The marbled white, a common species in the south of England, was introduced into Wingate Quarry in County Durham, 65km above its range.