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Butterflies don’t always have wings

Two Orange Tip butterflies mating while clinging to an old dandelion see head
Mating Orange Tips. Photo: Lyn Pullen

We all tend to think of “butterflies” as just the adult stage that we see on the wing, but many of species spend a lot more time as eggs, caterpillars or chrysalises than they do as adults and you can record all these stages on this website. Continue reading