Lattice brown - Kirinia roxelana


Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: April - September

Size: mm

Altitude: 0-1750m


An elusive species, often hiding in dense bushy vegetation. There is only really the Lesser lattice brown which is similar in Europe, but lacks the yellow circled eyespots.

A photo from Mark Ogden taken in Bulgaria.



Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution
  Brachypodium Hot dry bushy places.

Lattice brown distribution.


Early Stages




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