Duke of Burgundy
Full scientific name:
Hamearis lucina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
2 broods per year. Overwinters as pupa.
Distribution in Croatia
Missing on the far south. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The wings are brown in color. On the upper side of the wings there are orange spots. There is a series of orange lunules in submarginal zone. On the underside of the hindwing there are two series of distinct bright orange spots.
It often rests on blades of grass or leaves.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Woodland clearances and meadows with bushes. Elevations: 0-1500m.