Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Hipparchia mersina (Staudinger, 1871)

Type locality: Mersin, SW Turkey

Range: Lesbos and Samos - Greece; Adana, Antalya, Balıkesir, Bursa, Çanakkale, Gaziantep, Hatay, Isparta, İçel. İstanbul, İzmir, Konya, Manisa, Maraş, Muğla, Niğde, Karaman – Turkey.

Habitat: Dry, grassy clearings amongst rocks, sparse bushes and trees between 300-1,150mtrs.

Flight Period: end May to October, sometimes seen in April as well.

Hipparchia mersina
Hipparchia mersina

ssp. mersina

 
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