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Common Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis pegala
Family Name: Brushfooted Butterflies
 Nymphalidae
Size:medium
Main Color:
brown
Other Color(s):
black
Pattern:
eyespot
speckled

Tom Peterson, Fermilab
Habitat:
prairie/meadow
pond edge/wetlands
woods
Remnant Status:
Fermilab Prevalence:
landscape
abundant
Months to Observe:
AprMayJuneJulyAugSeptOct
         
Comments/
Observations:
This is a member of the subfamily Satyrinae (Satyrs), which are typically medium-sized, brown butterflies like this one.


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