Scotch Argus

Erebia aethiops

family - Satyridae (Browns)

My personal observations of Scotch Argus: none

Reference Section

Size: 45-50mm (slightly smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: July-August

Habitat: Cumbria & Scotland woodland clearings
Larval Food Plants: Purple Moor Grass (Molinia caerlea)

Family Group: Satyridae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004