Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family: Nymphalidae (Satyrinae)

Genus: Aphantopus
Species: hyperantus

  • larvae feed on a broad spectrum of species of grasses (Poaceae)
  • hibernate as larva
  • the species has low requirements for habitats and is more likely to be found in wet to mesophilic habitats, with low density (or none) in drier meadows
  • photos were taken in Bulgaria

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