Full scientific name:
Hesperia comma (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as egg.
Distribution in Croatia
More common on the mountains in the coastal area. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
Both sides wings are brown with bright markings more prominent than in Ochlodes sylvanus species. The markings are better visible on the underside.
Males are territorial. Imago feeds with the nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Grasses (family Poaceae).
Meadows & edges of forests. More common in damp habitats. Elevations: 100-1500m.
Is capable of migrating.