Main: (Nymphalidae / Satyrinae)
59.013 [B&F: 1621] Grayling (Hipparchia semele) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: A vulnerable Red Data Book species, in quarries, sand-dunes, heaths and damp grassland; 0-600 m (0-2000 m in Europe) in parts of the British Isles; mainland Europe and southern Scandinavia. In Hampshire still reasonably common in the New Forest and on the heaths in the north-east of the county and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 55-60 mm. Larva feeds on Bristle Bent, Sheep's-fescue, Marram-grass and Common Couch.

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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