Large Heath

Coenonympha tullia

family - Satyridae (Browns)

My personal observations of Large Heath: none

Reference Section

Size: 50-56mm (similar size to Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: June-July

Habitat: marshy ground in North England, Wales & Scotland
Larval Food Plants: White Beak-Sedge (Rhynchospora alba)

Family Group: Satyridae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004