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Butterfly - European Peacock - Inachis io
Subject: Butterfly - European Peacock - Inachis io
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Butterfly - European Peacock - Inachis io

Family Nymphalidae: European Peacock - Inachis io

Picture taken on a sunny day

The European peacock or simply the peacock butterfly (Inachis io) is a colourful butterfly, found in Europe and temperate Asia as far east as Japan. The peacock butterfly is resident in much of its range, often wintering in buildings or trees. It therefore often appears quite early in spring.

Scientific Name: Aglais io (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: Peacock Butterfly, European Peacock
Synonyms: Inachis io; Nymphalis io; Papilio io

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