Freyer's grayling - Neohipparchia fatua


Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: May-October

Size: mm

Altitude: 0-600m



Quite similar to the Tree grayling, Neohipparchia statilinus. The wavy black lines are much more complete in this species. In addition it is generally larger and darker.

Photos from Mark Ogden taken in Greece.




Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Neohipparchia statilinus

Grasses Hot dry rocky places, likes trees

Freyer's grayling distribution


Early Stages




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