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Comma Hibernating Comma Butterfly

Comma Hibernating - Photo  Copyright 2000 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

UK Safari Tip:
Need help identifying butterflies? Checkout the ID chart in the Nature Shop - click here


During the winter months, comma butterflies hibernate on the lower branches of trees. With their wings closed they resemble a dead leaf, and can remain perfectly camouflaged throughout the winter. If you look closely at the underside of the wings you can see the white coloured 'comma' which gives this butterfly its name.

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