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
  • 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.


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


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

The larvae feed on various types of grass.


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