Iberian marbled white - Melanargia lachesis

 

Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: late June - August

Size: mm

Altitude: 0-1650m

 

The Iberian marbled white has no bar across cell, but the end of the cell is bordered by a rectangular spot, and a second spot to make a V shape. On the hindwing there is a large area of white inside the borders. It is restricted to Spain, Portugal and southern France. It is common in many parts.

 

 

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution
  Brachypodium Dry grassy places.

Iberian marbled white distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
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