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Common alpine
Erebia epipsodea

Common alpine
Common alpine
Common alpine
Common alpine

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: small
Overall Color: brown and grayish
Larval Foods: grasses
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: a mostly brown butterfly with small orange-margined eyespots on forewings and hindwings

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 04 Nymphalidae (brushfoots)
SubFamily: 04 Satyrinae (satyrs,wood-nymphs,alpines)
Genus: Erebia
Species: epipsodea

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