Ridings’ Satyr

Neominois ridingsii
Satyrs and Wood-nymphs

Appearance: Above, grayish tan with dirty white oblong spots forming a submarginal band with two or more black eyespots on the forewing. Similar color and patterning on wings below.

Size: Medium; 1 1/4 to 1 5/8 inches

Habitat: Dry grasses of western grasslands

Season: Summer

Larval Foodplant: Blue Grama grass

Did You Know…
Earthen color and patterning make species hard to see until it is disturbed and flies.

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