MEADOW BROWN/Bruin zandoogje

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There is marked sexual dimorphism in this species. Males are less colorful, with smaller eyespots and much reduced orange areas on the upper forewings. They are also much more active and range far about, while females fly less and often may not move away from the area where they grew up.
A variable number of smaller eyespots are usually found on the hindwing undersides. These may number up to twelve per butterfly, with up to six on each wing, but sometimes none.

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Maniola jurtina
Meadow brown

Großes Ochsenauge
Bruin zandoogje

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