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Common Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)

Family: Brush-footed Butterfly (Nymphalidae)

Subfamily: Satyrs and Wood-Nymph (Satyrinae)

Average Wingspan: 2" - 3"

Habitat: Open areas, prairies, meadows, grassy area

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Common Wood-Nymph Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Closed wing - Fred Miller

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