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Coenonympha arcania Coenonympha arcania. A special butterfly for me. The butterfly of my first Lepidoptera guide. Coenonympha arcania,Pearly Heath,animalia,arthropoda,biodiversity,butterfly,insecta,insects,lepidoptera,rhopalocera,satyrinae Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. a lovely shot of the pearly heath. Yes , they are special and pretty difficult to shoot!
    I was thinking of uploading one myself, you were faster :)
    Posted 5 years ago
    1. Yep, Satyrinae are quite a challenge! Upload one from yours, please. This one of mine was quite in its adulthood, and the colors are not so vivid. I thank you for the feedback and appreciation! Cheers* Posted 5 years ago
    2. Don't hold back, just upload :) Posted 5 years ago

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The Pearly Heath is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae. It can be found in Central Europe. It resembles Coenonympha hero.

The butterflies fly in one generation from May to August.

The larvae feed on various grasses.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by RMFelix
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By RMFelix

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Uploaded Jan 7, 2016. Captured Jul 26, 2015 15:31.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/7.1
  • 1/320s
  • ISO125
  • 300mm