Species index

Dusky Heath

(Coenonympha dorus)

 

30/07/05 Drôme (26)

23/07/04 Var (83)

22/07/05 Drôme (26)

17/07/07 Drôme (26)

06/08/10 Var (83)

14/07/13 Drôme (26)

The Dusky Heath is a splendid little butterfly of warm, southern climes. I think it is reputedly quite common in Provence, although I have only encountered it in small numbers. It has very distinctive undersides with two of the hindwing ocelli well displaced towards the outer margin.

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