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The butterfly was formerly known as the greasy fritillary because it often has a shiny or greasy appearance.
If we could, we'd just set the grassland aside for the regal fritillary butterfly," said John Fronko, environmental program manager for the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, and leader of the natural resources conservation team.
To reverse this trend, the commission is working on a rolling programme of coppicing and clearance work to make sure that open habitats are created and maintained in Cannock Forest, a hotspot for the small pearlbordered fritillary.
The wood white, which has suffered a 96% decline since the 1970s, saw numbers increase last year by 600%, while the marsh fritillary, in decline since the 1950s, more than doubled its numbers from 2009 to 2010.
Green hairstreak caterpillars feed on bilberry, which still survives below the bracken, and small pearl-bordered fritillary caterpillars feed on marsh violets in the wet fen areas which are slowly drying out and being invaded by bracken.
A feature regarded as unfavourable could mean a declining population of marsh fritillary butterfly or shrinking peat bog.
winged wonder The contrasting bright colours of the Dark Green Fritillary with its wings closed (above) and when they are open (below) spotter Jill Lucas garden guests: Recent visitors the Marbled White (left) and the Camberwell Beauty A Dark Green Fritillary - of many colours - spotted in Huddersfield
June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The public will have the opportunity to see the only colony of the Regal Fritillary butterfly habitat in the Eastern U.
Professor Ilkka Hanski, from the University of Helsinki in Finland, has spent the past 15 years researching the Glanville fritillary butterfly.
But in our fun poll, the song thrush came top, ahead of the great crested newt, high brown fritillary butterfly, brown hare, song thrush and skylark.
The Snake's Head Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) is a native wildflower producing pendant, bell-shaped blooms on 25-30cm stems in April.