Vaucher's heath - Coenonympha vaucheri


Family: Satyridae.

Flight Time: Late May - September.

Size: 34-40mm

Altitude: 1800-4167m


A really beautiful Heath this one. The big white mark is unique to Vaucher's heath. They inhabit the highest reaches of the High Atlas, I saw them flying on the summit of Djebel Toubkhal, which at 4166m is the highest point in North Africa..


Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

None with mark


Dry with sparse vegetation.

Vaucher's heath distribution


Early Stages




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