Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)
Peak District local information
When to see: July-August
Where to see: Open grassland
Caterpillar food plant: Meadow grasses
Peak District status: A very common and widespread resident throughout the Peak District. Especially numerous in rough grassland and also found in moorland cloughs, roadside verges, uncut areas of parks etc. Recorded from mid-June to early-mid-September.