Lethe eurydice – Eyed Brown

Caterpillar foods:  leaves of sedges; in eastern Ontario and western Quebec it seems to prefer broad-leafed sedges  (Bugguide)

Alternate genus name is Satyrodes.  According to A Catalog of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada,   Lethe includes both Satyrodes (Eyed and Appalachian Browns), and Enodia (Pearly-eyes).  Lethe is the name used by Bugguide.


Eyed Brown 7-12-13



eyed brown - possibly - 7-31-06



eyed brown