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Eyed Brown - Lethe 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.

Further Reading


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