Lasiommata maera

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Lasiommata maera
Lasiommata maera LC0097.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Lasiommata
Species: L. maera
Binomial name
Lasiommata maera
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The Large Wall Brown (Lasiommata maera) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. The species is common in continental Europe. Though it is an avid flier It is seldom seen on flight in strong wind. Its preferred habitats are edges of the forests and unmanaged clearings on forested areas. The larva eats full-grown grasses, such as Poa annua and Festuca pratensis.

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