Minois dryas - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NYMPHALIDAE

Satyrinae

Las Descargues, 22 July 2010
Minois dryas Adult

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© Matthew Gandy

Minois dryas (Scopoli, 1763)

Dryad
Le Grand Nègre des Bois

Wingspan: 50-70mm

A univoltine species on the wing from July to September when it is a scarce species at Las Descargues but more commonly found on the Causse. A species of meadows and open woodland.

Larvae feed on various grass species.

 

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