Lasiommata megera  (Linnaeus, 1767)
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Nymphalidae
Wall brown     Kannella tax-xemx
Further Information:
Larvae feed on different grasses. This species of butterfly is common and produces several broods throughout the year. It is found on rough ground and country paths and basking on stones with wings wide open as in the photo shown. Sexes are different in colouration. For Malta, this is a protected species.

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