|The gatekeeper is a mid-brown colour with large orangey-brown patches and one eye-spot on each forewing. The underside is lighter with several eye-spots and is slightly marbled brown. The female is paler than the male.|
|Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus)|
|Where to sight species|
Open woodland, hedgerows, grassland and bramble flowers.
Nettlecombe, Seaview nature reserve, various other locations.