Spanish marbled white - Melanargia ines

Underside

Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: March - June.

Size: 46-50mm

Altitude: 50-1500m

Upperside The brown ocelli on the underside hindwing help separate this from other Marbled whites, particularly from the more widespread Melanargia galathea

Quite common in southern Spain and Portugal.

 

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Melanargia galathea

Brachypodium pinnatum

Grassy rocky places..

Spanish marbled white distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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