A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife
The Wall Brown, Lasiommata megera, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae (subfamily Satyrinae). It is widespread in the Palearctic ecozone with a large variety of habitats and a number of generations a year.
Habitats include forest edges and clearings, shrubby areas in ravines and river valleys and sparse woodlands. Also found in montane habitats up to 0–3,000 metres.
Greek name: Λασιομμάτα η μέγαιρα.
Spotted on Aug 24, 2014
Submitted on Aug 25, 2014