Full scientific name:
Boloria euphrosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
Common in the mountains. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of wings is orange in color with dark pattern. In postdiscal zone, there is a series of rounded dark spots. On the underside of the hindwing, the basal zone contains orange spots, while the cell has a small black spot. In the marginal zone there is a series of white spots. Additionally, in the discal zone there are yellow spots surrounded by a black border.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Meadows with flowers at the edges of woodlands. Elevations: 300-1500m.