Butterfly – Browns – Speckled wood – Pararge aegeria

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Butterfly – Browns – Speckled wood – Pararge aegeria

The full taxonomy of Pararge aegeria is:-

  • Class – Insecta
  • Order – Lepidoptera
  • Family – Satyridae
  • Genus – Pararge
  • Species – aegeria

The speckled wood lives in woodland and feeds on honeydew.  If is well camouflaged in treetops, with its underside resembling a dead leaf.

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