Western marbled white - Melanargia occitanica


Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: April-JuneSize: mm

Altitude: 0-1500m


The spectacularly veined underside is characteristic here.

 Photos from Mark Ogden taken in Provence 2007.



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Grasses Warm grassy places.


Early Stages




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