Butterfly - Scotch Argus
Taken at Boat Of Garten on 24th July 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Glen Rosa on 17th August 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Lismore on 5th August 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken on Mull on 31st July 2012 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Butterfly - Scotch Argus.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Erebia aethiops.
Lepidoptera.
Nymphalidae.

Food:
Body Length:
Male:

Female:
Habitat:
Flies/Found:

Purple Moor-grass
45 mm
Very dark brown with row of black eyespots with white centre on each wing.
Eyespots are surrounded by orange.
Similar but less conspicuous.
Tall, damp grassland
.
July - August.