Full scientific name:
Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
2-3 broods per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
The entire territory. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The butterfly’s wings are brown and have a distinctive yellow spots’ pattern. The hindwing’s edge is jagged. The submarginal zone on the underside of the hindwing contains a series of small bright spots only.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Woodlands and woodland clearances. Elevations: 0-1500m.