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Viewing swaag.org website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 27
 Date Entered 09/01/2011
 Updated on 10/12/2016
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Flower / Plant Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 30/09/2010
 Location River Swale at Hoggarths
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid 
 Geology Namurial Shales and sandstones
 Record Name Red Admiral Butterfly and a Noon Fly feeding on the sap exuded from a ripe downy rose hip
 Record Description Red Admiral feeding on the sap exuded from a ripe rose hip (Downy Rose,Rosa tomentosa group) together with a Noon Fly (Mesembrina meridiana). At the side of a track by the river bank.
 Dimensions See photo
 Additional Notes The downy rose is almost as common as the Dog Rose in Upper Swaledale. Reference: Deborah Millward, 1988.'A flora of Wensleydale.' The Yoredale Natural History Society.
 Image 1 ID 35         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Red Admiral feeding on the sap exuded from a ripe rose hip together with a Noon Fly (Mesembrina meridiana)
 
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