The flight of the males is slow, searching, but tumbling and rather fast when disturbed. Brintesia circe reaches on average wingspan of 65—80 millimetres 2. Il est reconnaissable en vol à son dessus brun et à la large bande blanc crème qui traverse les deux ailes. Underside marmorated with grey, often variegated with yellowish or brownish.
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Menu de navigation Espaces de noms Article Discussion. Brintesia circe. Védettség: nem védett. Brintesia circe is quite similar to Hipparchia fagi , but in the latter the second white streak on the lower wings is always missing and the eyespots have a yellow contour.
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Its wings are mainly black or dark brown. Above deep black, with distinct apical ocellus, the spots forming the band ovate and contiguous. These butterflies usually rest on the branches of a tree, protected by their cryptic markings, but ready to take off and fly away when disturbed. Circe F. Underside marmorated with grey, often variegated with yellowish or brownish. April Freilandfotos: Georg Paulus , det. Juli Peter Sonderegger, cult. Download as PDF Printable version.
The young larvae overwinter. The flight of the males is slow, searching, but tumbling and rather fast when disturbed. August Freilandfoto: Gregor Faller , det.
Juni det. Mai Freilandfoto: Oliver Karbiener , det. Brintesia is a monotypic butterfly genus in the family Nymphalidae and subfamily Satyrinae. On Arctium tomentosum.