Satyrus ferula - Great Sooty Satyr

Satyrus-ferula-great-sooty-satyr | PTKbutterflies
Satyrus-ferula-great-sooty-satyr | PTKbutterflies
Satyrus-ferula-great-sooty-satyr | PTKbutterflies
Satyrus-ferula-great-sooty-satyr | PTKbutterflies

This I remember seeing with some excitement in the Haute-Savoie for the first time. I was struck by it's very large size. It took a great deal of time to find enough well behaved ones. The  bottom two butterfly photos were taken in the Pyrenees.

Satyrus-ferula-great-sooty-satyr | PTKbutterflies
Satyrus-ferula-great-sooty-satyr | PTKbutterflies