Full scientific name:
Polyommatus admetus (Esper, 1783)
Veliki smeđi plavac
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
More common on the hills and mountains of the southern coastal area. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of both wings is brown. The underside is greyish brown with a prominent series of dark spots on the forewing. In the marginal and submarginal zones there are two series of pale spots.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Prefers dry and warm meadows with bushes. Elevations: 200-1300m.