Coenonympha pamphilus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Nymphalidae
Small Heath     Kannella zgħir
Further Information:
Larva feeds on a number of grasses. Adults prefer flowers whose nectar contains a high amount of minerals and nutrients, such as bramble. Butterflies emerging in summer (the second brood) are larger. 14-16mm. Relatively frequent.

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