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No. of species 5 000

red, black-spotted hindwings distinctive white spots on formings

> IWYMI'IIAEIS ANTIOPA is often called the Cambcrwcll Beauty, referring to the part of south London where the first recorded specimen was found.

VANESSA AtAIANIA, or the Red Admiral, is a widespread species. The caterpillars, usually black with white and yellow spots, feed on nettles and related plants.

distinctive row of purple blue spots

unusual rays on hindwings

A III I.ICONH S ERATO, the Small Postman, is native to (Central and South America.

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