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Wall Brown (Lasiommata megera)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Nymphalidae (nim-FAL-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Lasiommata
Species: megera


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Member Notes:

Positive philomel On Oct 2, 2007, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenées
(Zone 8a) wrote:

A common butterfly throughout europe with the exception of Scandinavia and northern Scotland. It has a fluttering flight pattern and frequently lands on the ground to sun itself. Caterpillar food plants are grasses (especially Poa spp.).

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