Satyrus actaea

Family : Nymphalidae

 

Satyrus actaea, Nymphalidae

The Satyrus actaea is almost indistinguishable from the Hipparchia statilinus but for minimal and imperceptible differences. Species frequenting quite arid habitats, is spread discontinuously all over Europe and in Central Asia. In some areas is strongly protected. With a 24-28 mm wingspan, it flies in late summer and is monovoltine © G. Mazza

 

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