big butterfly count

Comma

Upperside

  • Orange with black spots and scalloped or ‘ragged’ shaped edges

Underside

  • The Comma is so named because of a small white comma shaped mark on the dark underside of the wings and it is also said to resemble a moulding dead oak leaf
Size

Medium

Distribution

Widespread in England and Wales, rare in southern Scotland and Northern Ireland

Habitat

Common resident in woodland and gardens

 

Similar Species

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