Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Erynnis montanus (Spring Flat)
Erynnis montanus (Spring Flat) Hesperiidae
Main Region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu.
Found in sunny deciduous broad-leaved forests and open woods from flatlands to mountains.
Wing color is brown with complicated wavy patterns on fore wings that these patterns on male are purple-gray and on female are bright white belt-like patterns.
Both sides of hind wings have yellow spots.
Fly in forests during daytime and feed on flowers of azalea and dandelions.
Often rest on ground with wings opened for sun.
Adults flight season is short, from March to about April.
Caterpillars feed on leaves of quercus acutissima, quercus serrata and daimyo oak.

●Wingspan  about 36 to 40 mm
●Adult Flight Season  March to about April
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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