Full scientific name:
Boloria titania (Esper, 1793)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
According to Lorković Z., 2009, the last observation of Boloria titania was dated on 1922 on Lička Plješivica mountain. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of wings is brownish-orange with dark pattern. In postdiscal zone, there is a series of dark spots. On the underside of the hindwing, the dark spots are placed in a distinctive pattern.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Polygonum bistorata and family Violaceae.
Meadows with flowers at the edges of woodlands. Elevations: >800m.
Lorković Z.: The Rhopalocera Fauna of Croatia with Special Respect to the Fauna of Plitvice Lakes, Entomol. Croat., (2009)