Browns (Satyrinae)
The Nymphalidae family contains species more commonly known as Nymphalids (sub-family Nymphalinae), Fritillaries (subfamily Heliconiinae) and Browns (sub-family Satyrinae). The Brown sub-family contains about one-third of all European species. Most are some shade of brown, and all have prominent eye-spots. The larvae of all species feed on grasses.
Species seen but not photographed:
  • Corsican Wall Brown: Sardinia (May 2007)
  • Oriental Meadow Brown: Bulgaria (June 2014)
  • Lesser Mountain Ringlet: France (July 2018)
  • Blind Ringlet: France (July 2018)
  • Eriphyle Ringlet: France (July 2018)