Polygonia egea

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Southern Comma
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Tribe: Nymphalini
Genus: Polygonia
Species: P. egea
Binomial name
Polygonia egea
(Cramer, 1775)

Nymphalis egea

The Southern Comma (Polygonia egea) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Southern Europe.

The butterfly flies from March to September depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Parietaria officinalis.