Nymphalidae: Satyrinae

1626 (ABH59.010) Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR07350

Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Riddy Lane
Riddy Lane
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Riddy Lane
Riddy Lane
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Woodwalton Marsh
Woodwalton Marsh
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: M: 40-55mm, F: 42-60mm
Foodplant(s): bents (Agrostis spp.), fescues (Festuca spp.), grasses
Flying: One generation, late June-late September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Open grassland, hay meadows, verges, hedgerows, woodland rides and waste ground.

Regional Information

Recorded in 263 (97.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 February to 05 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 July to 28 July



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