Full scientific name:
Polygonia egea (Cramer, 1775)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
2 broods per year. Overwinters as imago.
Distribution in Croatia
Along the coast only. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The wings’ upper side is brown, and this species has smaller dark spots compared to similar Polygonia c-album. Furthermore, the hindwing’s underside has an L-shaped mark.
It often rests on a rocks.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Rocky terrains with grass and bushes. Elevations: 0-1500m.