Full scientific name:
Lopinga achine (Scopoli, 1763)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
More common in lowlands. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The underside of both wings has dark golden spots with a white dot in the center. Spots are larger in zones S2, S3 and S6. On the underside of the hindwing, in marginal zone, there are 3 dark stripes. The upper side of both wings is brown.
Imago feeds with juices on moist ground. When lands, it keeps wings closed.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Wet woodlands with grasses and woodland clearances. Elevations: 100-1000m.