Butterfly Search Results For Satyrs

Appalachian Brown Butterfly

Appalachian Brown

Satyrodes appalachia
The Appalachian Brown mainly a wet woodland butterfly. It is not as common as the Eyed Brown, but it is to be expected throughout much of the state. Both of these species may be found in nearly the same areas, where large marshy areas border woodlands
Chryxus Arctic Butterfly

Chryxus Arctic

Oeneis chryxus
Below, the hindwing is a mottled dark brown with a various shades of white. In the forewing there may be some lighter orange color and a small eyespot. Above, this species is orange with two to four eyespots on the forewing and at least one small one on the hindwing. Some individuals of the Chryxus Arctic have much more obvious darker bands. The one distinctive char. . . [more]
Common Ringlet Butterfly

Common Ringlet

Coenonympha tullia
Below, the hindwing is an orange color that is mainly covered by white scales. These scales are also present also on the forewing but only at the apex. Towards the body the orange color can usually be seen. At the apex of the forewing is usually an eyespot.
Common Wood-Nymph Butterfly

Common Wood-Nymph

Cercyonis pegala
Below, this brown butterfly has two large eyespots on the forewing surrounded by a yellow ring while the hindwing has a variable number of visible eyespots. Above, brown with two eyespots on the forewing, but these are rarely seen in the field. I have not seen it in Wisconsin, but in Michigan and Illinois a variant occurs that in whcih the yellow surrounding the dar. . . [more]
Eyed Brown Butterfly

Eyed Brown

Satyrodes eurydice eurydice
Above, the Eyed Brown is a brown butterfly with a lighter area toward the margin where the eyespots are located. The forewing eyespots are smaller and less prominent than the hindwing spots. As the butterfly ages and wears, it becomes increasingly lighter, so very worn individuals look almost white. Below, this species has prominent dark eyespots, each with a light. . . [more]
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