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Browns family

Satyrinae

Description:

Satyrinae, the satyrines or satyrids, commonly known as the Browns, is a subfamily of the Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterflies). They were formerly considered a distinct family, Satyridae. This group contains nearly half of the known diversity of brush-footed butterflies. It is estimated that the true number of the Satyrinae species may exceed 2,400.

Habitat:

Forest, water nearby


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1 Comment

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

Nice!

sttweets
Spotted by
sttweets

Gemert-Bakel, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Lat: 51.51, Long: 5.70

Spotted on Jun 23, 2011
Submitted on Aug 20, 2011

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