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

NYMPHALIDAE

Satyrinae

Las Descargues, 9 August 2009
Hipparchia statilinus Adult

7441

© Robin Howard

Hipparchia statilinus (Hufnagel, 1766)

Tree Grayling
Le Faune

Wingspan: 52-60mm

A univoltine species on the wing from July to October. Found in dry meadows, scrub, heath and open woodland. Recorded from the Fournanty Plateau but more often encountered on the Causse.

The larva feeds on various grass species.

 

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