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butterfly identification - green veined or large white

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butterfly identification - green veined or large white

Post by virtualheb » 17 Jun 2013, 16:57

Hi all

I took this photo in the garden at Balallan. I know that often some butterflies - common though they are - can look very similar. In this instance the pic I have taken, I thought was a green veined butterfly, I do know that the green veins arent always so apparent and that the large white & green veined can often be misidentified

Am I correct though to have this one down as a green veined one?
butterfly - green veined or large white
butterfly - which type?

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Re: butterfly identification - green veined or large white

Post by Curracag Admin » 17 Jun 2013, 22:50

Hi Chris

Nice photos!

I would say Green-veined White :)
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