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Meadow BrownManiola jurtina
|Female, 31 July 1977||Male, 17 June 1990|
Meadow Brown is a grassland butterfly which uses several grass species
as larval foodplants. Rough grasslands, hedgerows, roadside verges,
tracks in farmland or woodland all provide suitable habitat.
The Meadow Brown is one of our commonest butterflies, and under no
apparent threat at present.
Flight PeriodMainly from mid June to mid or late August.
DistributionThroughout the area