Full scientific name:
Erebia pronoe (Esper, 1780)
Vodeni planinski okaš
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
On mountains only. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of the wings is in dark brown color. There are small spots with orange surrounding. In apex there is a largest double spot. On the underside of the forewing, the postdiscal zone is in orange color. On the underside of the hindwing, a jagged transition is visible with a brighter band in the postdiscal zone.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Families Cyperaceae and Poaceae.
Grassland on the southern slopes. Elevations: >1200m.