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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