False grayling - Arethusana arethusa

Underside  

Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: July - September

Size: 44-48mm

Altitude: 0-2000m

Very distinctive with its white band and mottled underside, rather variable though, with many named subspecies. Some have very strong white veins running all across the hindwing.

 

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

 

Grasses Grassy/Bushy areas.

False grayling distribution.

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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