LEPIDOPTERA

Hipparchia semele (Linnaeus, 1758)
 Hipparchia semele   (Linnaeus, 1758)

TYPE LOCALITY. Sweden.

RANGE. W. Europe from Norway to Spain and Italy, the NW. and central European parts.

HABITAT AND BIOLOGY. Dry warm edges of coniferous and mixed forests. Flight period: June-August. Host plants (Henriksen, Kreutzer, 1982): Corynephorus canescens, Elytrigia repens, Deschampsia, Agropyron, Aira, Triticum, Dactylis glomerata grasses.

Photo and text: Guide to the BUTTERFLIES OF RUSSIA and adjacent territories Volume 1. PENSOFT, Sofia - Moscow. 1997




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