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April 23, 2011

The Return of the Comma

Filed under: Butterflies — Andrew Masterman @ 8:36 am

Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is asking the public to help track the expansion of the Comma butterfly in Scotland.

The Comma butterfly is making a comeback in Scotland. The distinctive orange and brown butterfly has ragged wing edges and a white comma-shaped marking on its underwings, making it easy to identify.

Comma on Buddliea in Motherwell in 2008  Credit: Louise Collins

Comma on Buddliea in Motherwell in 2008 Credit: Louise Collins

It can be found in gardens and woodlands from April through to September, as it hibernates overwinter as an adult butterfly and has two broods a year.

 Commas have been spotted as far north as Aberdeenshire to date and it seems to be spreading faster up the east coast than the west, where it is as far north as Motherwell. Last year, the discovery of Comma caterpillars feeding on elm in Bridge of Allan, confirmed that the Comma is successfully breeding in the central belt.

Sightings can be returned on special Comma postcards or online by going to
www.butterfly-conservation.org/scottishcommasurvey

Postcard for recording Comma sightings in 2011

Postcard for recording Comma sightings in 2011

Contacts
Alex Hogg, Community Participation Officer, Butterfly Conservation Scotland
ahogg@butterfly-conservation.org
Tel: 01786 447753

Paul Kirkland, Director, Butterfly Conservation Scotland,
pkirkland@butterfly-conservation.org
Tel: 01786 447753 Mobile: 07770 732825

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