Common Wood Nymph
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: July 26, 2006
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Common Wood Nymph - male

Common Name:  Common Wood Nymph

Latin Name:  Cercyonis pegala (Fabricius, 1775)
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Wingspan:  50 - 70 mm

Range: South of  the Boreal Forests

Habitat:  Open grassy areas

Time of year seen: July and August (Additional Sightings)

Caterpillar's Diet:  Grass



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