Butterfly – Peacock – Inachis io

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Butterfly – Peacock – Inachis io

The full taxonomy of the Peacock butterfly, Inachis io is:-

  • Class – Insecta
  • Order – Lepidoptera
  • Family – Nymphalidae
  • Genus – Inachis
  • Species – io

Commonly found in gardens.  It is often seen foraging on stinging nettles..

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