Family: Nymphalidae (Brush-footed)
Habitat: Grasslands, meadows, woodland, arable field margins and hedgerows.
Size: Length 25 mm (1 in).
Food: Grasses (larva). Thistles, Blackberries, Daisies, Cow Parsip, etc (adult).
Flight: Early May to late September.
Males are less colourful and more active and range furtherthan the females. Winter passed as a small bright green caterpillar.