Tag Archives: species of butterflies

New Stamps from Romania

Halley Comet This postage stamp issue represents the overprint of the souvenir sheet of the issue The Return of Halley’s Comet, in 1986.Halley’s Comet is the most famous of the periodic comets, and could be seen about every 75 – 76 years. … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamp and Maxim Card on The European Peacock Butterfly

To mark the 15th anniversary of the Estonian Society of Lepidepterologists the butterfly of the year, the European Peacock butterfly (Inachis io), was picked as the butterfly of the year. It catches attention by its beautiful reddish colour and its … Continue reading

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Royal Mail is Issuing Stamps on Butterflies

The Butterflies issue, celebrating the British love of butterflies, is an exceptional set of 10 stamps that continues the momentum gained from the Action for special series. The last time Royal Mail issued a set of stamps devoted to butterflies … Continue reading

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South Africa Issued Stamps on Butterflies

In recognition of South Africa\’s rich variety of lepidoptera, its Post Office issued a set of 10 stamps featuring moths and butterflies.In South Africa, there are about 670 butterfly species, of which 6% (40 species) are listed in the latest … Continue reading

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Jersey: Butterflies Moths III Stamp Issue

Butterflies and moths are well studied in Jersey, the first records having been made over 150 years ago. Global climate change is thought to be the cause of a remarkable number of French and southernEuropean species spreading north and being recorded … Continue reading

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