Full scientific name:
Hipparchia statilinus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
Along the coast and on islands too. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of the wings is brown. On the forewing there are two dark spots and between them there are two small white spots. The comparison of the underside of the wings of Hipparchia semele, Hipparchia statilinus and Hipparchia fagi/syriaca complex is here.
When lands, it keeps wings closed.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Woodland clearances on rocky terrains with grass. Elevations: 0-1300m.