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|The map (Araschnia levana) is a butterfly species in the family Nymphalidae. There are two generations a year whose adults look significantly different. The reason for this is to find in the different day lengths (sunrise to sunset) during the development of both generations’ caterpillars. ...|
...n for this is to find in the different day lengths (sunrise to sunset) during the development of both generations’ caterpillars. The reason for this is the differing amounts of daylight available during the caterpillars’ development. The name of the butterfly is derived from the marking on the underside of the wings, which resembles a map. This butterfly is found in Europe, Central Asia and Japan. It is beginning to spread to Scandinavia and the Baltic States.
|The fertilized females search for the pupae of butterflies to lay their eggs in. They bite the butterfly pupa and lay an unfertilised egg inside it. From this egg a male develops. If the females find a large pupa, they insert a fertilized egg in the same manner, from which a female develops. The hatched larvae initially feed on the blood of the...|
...pupa and lay an unfertilised egg inside it. From this egg a male develops. If the females find a large pupa, they insert a fertilized egg in the same manner, from which a female develops. The hatched larvae initially feed on the blood of the butterfly pupae.
Later, they eat the whole insides of the pupae. After that the black slip wasp larvae pupate. 2 weeks later the young black slip wasps hatch and bite through the skin of the butterfly pupae. The adult black slip wasp overwinters, often behind tree bark.
|The comma butterfly (Polygonia c-album; also: Nymphalis c-album) is in the family Nymphalidae. This species belongs to the subfamily Nymphalinae, the tribe Nymphalini and the genus Polygonia. The comma butterfly is widespread from Europe and North Africa to East Asia. |
|The large white (Pieris brassicae), also called cabbage butterfly or cabbage white, belongs to the family Pieridae. The large white is found in a variety of habitats in northern Africa, Asia and Europe. In Europe, the large white is the most well known butterfly. |
|...orange in colour with black, brown and yellow spots. The underside of the wings is dark brown in colour and bears a striking, white marking in the form of a "C", hence the name "comma". The colouration and patterning of the comma butterfly varies within a year from one generation to another. The caterpillars of the comma butterfly reach body lengths of up to 30 mm. They are orange-brown in colour are with black markings. The upper surface of the body is two-thirds white in colour. The upper third is yellow and black. |
|Female maps of the first generation (spring) reach wingspans of up to 38 mm, those of the second generation (summer) reach 43 mm, while the males can reach spans of 32 mm in spring and 38 mm in summer. The body of the butterfly is slim and the upper surface is a black-brown colour. The underside is lighter and slightly hairy. The rings on the segments are white. The upper surface of the wings in the spring generation is a brownish-red to orange colour and is interspersed w...|
|European Peacock butterfly - Inachis io - butterfly|
|Butterfly - Moth-butterfly - Latticed heath|
|European Peacock butterfly underneath of the wings|