Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Kirinia climene (Esper, 1783)

Type locality: Lower Volga flow, S.Russia

Range: from Bulgaria*, Romania, FYROM, Greece to Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran and South Russia.

Habitat: The species is found along the edge of forest clearings and fond of resting on the leaves and tree trunks between sea level up to 1,250 mtrs.

Flight Period: end June to early August.

*Kremena village (Essayan & Yugan 1993), near Kyustendil (coll. R. Essayan, personal communication, in Kolev 2004); Slivenska Stara Planina, Gorna Banya suburb of Sofia, and Baltchik (the last needs confirmation) (Kolev 2004).

Kirinia climene
Kirinia climene

ssp. climene

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