Detailed Side View of a Brimstone Butterfly (Gonepteryx rhamni) Feeding on a warm Summer Day #2. Baia Sardinia, Sardinia, Italy.

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Detailed side view, with closed wings, of a Brimstone Butterfly (Gonepteryx rhamni). This individual is feeding on a garden flower in early summer. These butterflies are widely distributed throughout Europe in light woodland and open places. Their food plant is Buckthorn (Rhamnus). The single brood appears in Europe during June or later with hibernated individuals reappearing in early spring.
Location: Baia Sardinia, Sardinia, Italy.