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 CHOG Lepidoptera Photographic Archive

Gatekeeper

  • Wingspan about 40 mm (1.6) inches
  • Two white spots in the “eye”
  • Orange on all four upper wings
  • Very common in July and August all along the tracks from Wick Ferry to the Nursery
  • Male has diagonal dark wing bars on the forewing (none on female)

July 2022 Peter Boardman

July 2022 Peter Boardman

July 2021 Peter Boardman

July 2020 Peter Boardman

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