Hipparchia fidia

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Hipparchia fidia
Hipparchia fidia. Salasc.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Hipparchia
Species: H. fidia
Binomial name
Hipparchia fidia
Linnaeus, 1767
Synonyms
  • Pseudotergumia fidia

Hipparchia fidia, the striped grayling, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae.[1] It is found on the Iberian Peninsula and in south-eastern France and the bordering parts of Italy and North Africa.

Description[edit]

The wingspan is 48–56 millimetres (1.9–2.2 in).

Biology[edit]

The butterflies fly from July to August depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various types of grass.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hipparchia Fabricius, 1807" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms