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Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria

Description:

The speckled wood is a butterfly (Nymphalidae Family) found in and on the borders of woodland areas throughout much of the Palearctic ecozone. The coloration of this lepidopteran varies between subspecies.

Habitat:

Found it in Parque Fundação Serralves.

Notes:

It was captured by my friend.

1 species ID suggestions

Zariga
Zariga 4 years ago
Speckled Wood
Pararge aegeria Speckled wood (butterfly)

2 Comments

Zariga
Zariga 4 years ago

You're welcome!
I'm quite used to seeing these, so I easily distinguish them. Beautiful spotting!

R.Garcia
R.Garcia 4 years ago

Thanks a lot for the ID Zariga :D

União das Freguesias de Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos, Portugal

Lat: 41.16, Long: -8.66

Spotted on Aug 3, 2014
Submitted on Sep 2, 2014

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