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Eyed Brown - Satyrodes eurydice
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Eyed Brown - Pockwock, NS - 2012-07-12
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia
Locally common.

Flight Period
Late June to mid-August.

Habitat
Freshwater marshes, road- and railside ditches, where sedges present.

Larval Foodplants
Sedges, usually Carex lacustris and C. rostrata (Layberry).

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Can be mistaken for Northern Pearly-eye but among other things the habitats are distinct.

Notes
This species used to be known (in Ferguson, for example) as the Common Grass Nymph, Lethe eurydice.

Eyed Brown - Wallace Bay NWA, NS, 2011-07-07
Eyed Brown - Wallace Bay NWA, NS - 2011-07-07
2011-07-07
Photo © Phil Schappert
Eyed Brown - Uniacke Estate Museum Park, 2011-07-20
Eyed Brown - Uniacke Estate Museum Park - 2011-07-20
2011-07-20
Photo © Phil Schappert
Eyed Brown - Roach's Pond, Spryfield, 2014-07-15
Eyed Brown - Female - Roach's Pond, Spryfield - 2014-07-15
2014-07-15
Photo © Phil Schappert