|This butterfly is dark brown with cream coloured spots and has several cream ringed dark brown eye spots. It also has a fine cream cresents on the outer wing edges. The underside is a marbled light brown. Both the female and the male are alike.|
|Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)|
|Where to sight species|
Prefers shady woodland, although can be seen in shady parts of the garden.
Nettlecombe, Cranmore, Alverstone, many other areas.
|Early Spring to Early Autumn.|