Coenonympha glycerion

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Chestnut heath
Chestnut heath (Coenonympha glycerion).jpg
in Estonia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Coenonympha
Species: C. glycerion
Binomial name
Coenonympha glycerion
Borkhausen, 1788

Coenonympha glycerion, the chestnut heath, is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae. It can be found in Eastern Europe and temperate parts of Asia.

Flight period[edit]

The butterflies fly in one generation from June to August.

Food plants[edit]

The larvae feed on various grasses.

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