Chazara prieuri

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Chazara prieuri
Chazara prieuri.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Chazara
Species: C. prieuri
Binomial name
Chazara prieuri
(Pierret, 1837)
Synonyms
  • Satyrus prieuri Pierret, 1837
  • Satyrus prieuri kebira Wyatt, 1952

Chazara prieuri, the southern hermit, is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae. It can be found in Morocco and Spain.

The wingspan is 45–60 mm. The adult flies in July and August, depending on the location. In Morocco it may emerge by mid-June.

The larva feeds on the grass Lygeum spartum.

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