Main: (Nymphalidae / Satyrinae)
59.008 [B&F: 1618] Scotch Argus (Erebia aethiops) (Esper, 1777)

 

Local on damp heathland, mosses, flower meadows, woodland and scrub; 400-900 m (300-1500 m in Europe) throughout much of the Scottish Highlands; central and eastern Europe. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 35-40 mm. Larva feeds on Purple Moor-grass and Blue Moor-grass.

Flightime guide
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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