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False Grayling (Arethusana arethusa) resting on a flower head of Field eryngo(Eryngium campestre) on a limestone hill, in summer, in August, in Picardie - France. Mountain Fignières - Natural site protected by the Conservatory of natural areas of Picardy. This satyrinae butterfly (family Nymphalidae) is a protected species on the IUCN European Red List. False grayling is one of the meadow butterflies with a large population: the number of meadow butterflies has declined by at least 30% since 1990 according to a study by the European Environment Agency.

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Wild animal / Insect / Butterfly / Diurnal butterfly / Nymphalidae family / False Grayling (Arethusana arethusa)

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky

Individual / Nobody

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Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Inflorescence / Inflorescence type / Capitulum


Flora / Umbellales order / Apiaceae family / Eryngo (Eryngium sp) / Field eryngo (Eryngium campestre)

Enumeration / Alone

Flora / Flower

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Behavior / Feeding behaviour / Gather nectar


Individual / Stage of development / Imago

Area / Low formation / Dry Grassland / Calcareous grassland

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Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Rhopalocera / Diurna / Papilionoidea / Nymphalidae / Arethusana

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Umbellales / Apiaceae / Umbelliferae / Eryngium

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