This might sound a strange request but is there anyone on the forum old enough to recall the name of King George Butterfly, I know that there is virtually nothing on The WWW relating to this but it is something that both my wife recall from the 1940/50's. If anyone knows the name/species can you please reply as I don't want to pre-empt the species
Just put King george butterfly on google and it looks like another name for small tortoiseshell. First time I have heard of it.
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In reply to Barnsley lad:
That is right Ray but those that I know that are genned up on such things have never heard of it, perhaps it was just a local name just after WWII, anyone else come across it?
In reply to John Cooper:
I'm from the right generation but I've never come across it up here in the northwest.
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In reply to Galatas:
One or two references on the web www.photomacrography.net/.../viewtopic.php
When I was a kid back in the '50's this was the name for Small Tortoise but had forgotten it until now.
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In reply to Seaman:
Now we are getting somewhere, perhaps we have this recall facility after all these years, I can tell you this has bugged me for a long time, so thanks all, anyone else?
When I was a child during 1940-50s I only knew the tortoishell as a King George butterfly. Not sure what this has got to do with ww2!
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