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Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, newly hatched, eating eggshells as others begin spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, newly hatched, eating eggshells as others begin spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food...
Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, newly hatched, spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, in a chalk grassland mead...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, newly hatched, spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, in a chalk grassland mead...
Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, newly hatched, spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, in a chalk grassland mead...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, newly hatched, spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, in a chalk grassland mead...
Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, just hatched, spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meado...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, just hatched, spinning a silken larval web over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meado...
Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, seven weeks old, feeding on Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, under a silken web they have spun in a chalk g...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, seven weeks old, feeding on Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, under a silken web they have spun in a chalk g...
Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, three week old, spinning and extending the silken web they have spun over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant,...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars, three week old, spinning and extending the silken web they have spun over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant,...
Seven week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars feeding on Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, under a silken web they have spun in a chalk...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Seven week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars feeding on Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, under a silken web they have spun in a chalk...
Seven week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars feeding on Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, under a silken web they have spun in a chalk...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Seven week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars feeding on Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant, under a silken web they have spun in a chalk...
Three week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars spinning and extending the silken web they have spun over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Three week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars spinning and extending the silken web they have spun over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant...
Three week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars spinning and extending the silken web they have spun over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Three week old Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars spinning and extending the silken web they have spun over Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaves, their larval food plant...
Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars hatching and spinning a protective silken larval web on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant,...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) caterpillars hatching and spinning a protective silken larval web on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant,...
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) turning over a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell on a chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May. The bee provisions the snail shell with chewed balls o...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) turning over a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell on a chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May. The bee provisions the snail shell with chewed balls o...
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) resting at its nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell before flying away, chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) resting at its nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell before flying away, chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May.
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female flying in to her nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell to complete sealing up the brood cells inside with chewed up leaves, on a chalk gr...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female flying in to her nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell to complete sealing up the brood cells inside with chewed up leaves, on a chalk gr...
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female landing on a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell she has built a nest in on a chalk grassland slope and adjusting its position before flying off...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female landing on a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell she has built a nest in on a chalk grassland slope and adjusting its position before flying off...
Female Meadow grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) cleaning its eye with a front foot while sunning on a tree stump on a chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Meadow grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) cleaning its eye with a front foot while sunning on a tree stump on a chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, July.
Common field grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus) male stridulating close to a female it is courting on an old treestump on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and Northeast Somerset, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common field grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus) male stridulating close to a female it is courting on an old treestump on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and Northeast Somerset, UK, July.
Common field grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus) male stridulating to court females from a limestone rock on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and Northeast Somerset, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common field grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus) male stridulating to court females from a limestone rock on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and Northeast Somerset, UK, July.
Common field grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus) male stridulating to court females on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and Northeast Somerset, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common field grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus) male stridulating to court females on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and Northeast Somerset, UK, July.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) egg cluster laid on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire,...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) egg cluster laid on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire,...
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) egg cluster laid on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire,...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) egg cluster laid on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire,...
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) egg cluster laid on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire,...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) egg cluster laid on the underside of a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) leaf, the larval food plant, in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire,...
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) sunning on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) sunning on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.
Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, May.
Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) stand flowering in a chalk grassland meadow in autumn after other flowers have set seed, Wiltshire, UK, September.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) stand flowering in a chalk grassland meadow in autumn after other flowers have set seed, Wiltshire, UK, September.
Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) stand flowering in a chalk grassland meadow in autumn after other flowers have set seed, Wiltshire, UK, September.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) stand flowering in a chalk grassland meadow in autumn after other flowers have set seed, Wiltshire, UK, September.
Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) stand flowering in a chalk grassland meadow in autumn after other flowers have set seed, Wiltshire, UK, September.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) stand flowering in a chalk grassland meadow in autumn after other flowers have set seed, Wiltshire, UK, September.
Common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) visiting a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, September.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) visiting a Devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, September.
Chalk grassland slopes and pockets of woodland, Great Cheverell Hill SSSI, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK, May 2020.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Chalk grassland slopes and pockets of woodland, Great Cheverell Hill SSSI, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK, May 2020.
Frozen dew pond on a chalk grassland ridge by the Tan Hill Way, Pewsey Downs, near Devizes, Wiltshire, UK, December 2020.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Frozen dew pond on a chalk grassland ridge by the Tan Hill Way, Pewsey Downs, near Devizes, Wiltshire, UK, December 2020.
Dead colony of Orange cup coral (Tubastraea coccinea), only the white calcareous skeleton remaining, possibly predated on by nudibranch (Phestilla melanobrachia), Hawaii.  -  David Fleetham
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David Fleetham / Dead colony of Orange cup coral (Tubastraea coccinea), only the white calcareous skeleton remaining, possibly predated on by nudibranch (Phestilla melanobrachia), Hawaii.
Autumn gentian (Gentianella amarella) flowering on a chalk grassland down, near Calne, Wiltshire, UK, August.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Autumn gentian (Gentianella amarella) flowering on a chalk grassland down, near Calne, Wiltshire, UK, August.
Autumn gentian (Gentianella amarella) flowering on a chalk grassland down, near Calne, Wiltshire, UK, August.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Autumn gentian (Gentianella amarella) flowering on a chalk grassland down, near Calne, Wiltshire, UK, August.
Common gromwell (Lithospermum officinale) with tough white fruits or nutlets on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and North-east Somerset, UK, September.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common gromwell (Lithospermum officinale) with tough white fruits or nutlets on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and North-east Somerset, UK, September.
Common gromwell (Lithospermum officinale) with tough white fruits or nutlets on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and North-east Somerset, UK, September.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common gromwell (Lithospermum officinale) with tough white fruits or nutlets on a chalk grassland slope, Bath and North-east Somerset, UK, September.
Common restharrow (Ononis repens) in chalk grassland. Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve, Wiltshire, England, UK. July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common restharrow (Ononis repens) in chalk grassland. Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve, Wiltshire, England, UK. July.
Common restharrow (Ononis repens) in chalk grassland. Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve, Wiltshire, England, UK. July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common restharrow (Ononis repens) in chalk grassland. Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve, Wiltshire, England, UK. July.
Common restharrow (Ononis repens) on sloping chalk grassland. Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve, Wiltshire, England, UK. July 2020.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common restharrow (Ononis repens) on sloping chalk grassland. Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve, Wiltshire, England, UK. July 2020.
Common rock-rose (Helianthemum nummularium) and Wild thyme (Thymus polytrichus) clumps on limestone cliff top. Rhossili, The Gower, Glamorgan, Wales, UK. July 2020.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common rock-rose (Helianthemum nummularium) and Wild thyme (Thymus polytrichus) clumps on limestone cliff top. Rhossili, The Gower, Glamorgan, Wales, UK. July 2020.
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