Full scientific name:
Chazara briseis (Linnaeus, 1764)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
Common along the coast. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of the wings is brown with elongated yellow markings on the forewing. There are dark rounded spots in S3 zone and at the apex. In females, the underside of the hindwing is light brown. In males, the pattern of dark brown markings and spots is distinctive.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Warm and dry grassland with flowers and bushes. Elevations: 0-1500m.