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speckled wood

a common woodland brown satyrid butterfly, Pararge aegeria, marked with pale orange or yellowish-white spots
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  • Bringing back his prize, they examined it and pronounced it to be the speckled wood butterfly or wood argus.

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  • The speckled wood, it was noted, prefers shady places; the present butterfly is more partial to sunshine and plenty of it.

  • Harris changed the name to the "speckled wood Butterfly," which seems even more suitable.

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