Full scientific name:
Erynnis tages (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
Depending of elevation 1-2 broods per year. Caterpillar overwinters at the foot of the host plant.
Distribution in Croatia
The entire territory excluding most of the islands. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of wings is dark brown or brown. In the marginal section there is a series of small bright spots. The underside of wings is lighter in color.
It often stays on the ground with opened wings and warming on sun.
Caterpillar Host Plants
The legume (family Fabaceae) and parsley (family Apiacea).
Diverse, from dry to wet meadows. Elevations: 0-1400m.