Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Nymphalidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Forewing Length: 22-26mm; Wingspan: 40-50mm; Proboscis Length: 10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
July - September
(13 - 25 Days)
August - May May - July May - September
(Earliest: 7.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Many Poaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Many Asteraceae Nectar

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Ranunculus repens Nectar

Rubus fruticosus Nectar

Vicia cracca Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Cotesia tibialis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Maniola jurtina
UK Butterflies Meadow Brown
Nature Spot: Meadow Brown - Maniola jurtina
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Maniola jurtina
Lepiforum: Maniola jurtina


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