Nymphalidae: Satyrinae

1614 (ABH59.003) Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR07307

Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
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Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information
Wingspan: M: 46-52mm, F: 48-56mm
Foodplant(s): False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum), Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), Yorkshire-fog (Holcus lanatus), Common Couch (Elytrigia repens)
Flying: Two/three generations, late March-May, June-August and August-early October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, hedgerows, parks, gardens and scrub.

Regional Information

Recorded in 205 (75.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 March to 28 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 16 May to 17 September



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5