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

NYMPHALIDAE

Satyrinae

Las Descargues, 21 August 2010
Maniola jurtina Adult

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© Robin Howard

Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Meadow Brown
Le Myrtil

Wingspan: 45-54mm

A very common, univoltine species on the wing from April to the end of October. Recorded from the meadows of the Fournanty Plateau and Causse, scrub and light woodland.

Larva feeds on various species of grass.

 

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