Full scientific name:
Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
2 broods per year. Overwinters as imago.
Distribution in Croatia
The entire territory. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The wings have a brown coloration with dark spots on the upper side. In the submarginal zone, there is a series of smaller light spots. Additionally, there is a bright C-shaped mark located in the cell zone on the hindwing’s underside.
Often rests on the ground. Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Families Salicaceae, Ulmaceae and Urticaceae.
Woodlands and edges of woodlands. Elevations: 0-1500m.