Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)



The () is a butterfly found in European meadows, where its larvae feed on grasses, such as Sheep’s Fescue. Males are less colorful, with smaller eyespots and much reduced orange areas on the upper forewings. They are also much more active and range far about, while females fly less and often may not away from the area where they grew up.

 

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