Butterfly - Wall
Fact File
Taken at Barns Ness on 14th May 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Underside
Taken
at White Sands, Dunbar on 20th August 2017
using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
Fact File
 
 
 Butterfly - Wall.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Lasiommata Megera.
Lepidoptera.
Satyridae.
Larval Food:
Adult Food:

Wingspan:

Flies/Found:
Feature:
Feeds on any flower. The larva feeds on grasses.
Forest edges and clearings, shrubby areas in ravines and river valleys and sparse woodlands
30 - 65 mm.
April - October.
During hot sunny weather, the males patrol a
territory, flying low over the ground, seeking
out unmated females. In cool, dull weather,
the males bask in sunny spots, flying up to
intercept passing females, or to drive off
other males and other butterflies.