Brimstone Butterfly (Gonepteryx rhamni)

CIMG7388copyWe spotted what we think is a female Brimstone butterfly, hiding in among the jasmine leaves.   (Gonepteryx Rhamni)

One view is that butterflies are named for the buttery-yellow wings of male Brimstones.


Brimstone butterfly on the strawberry.  May 2020

Brimstone butterfly are not endangered.  More information on Brimstones can be found at the Butterfly Conservation website.