Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Melanargia larissa (Geyer, 1828)

Type locality: Cres (Cherso Island) - Croatia

Range: Croatia, S. Serbia, Albania, FYRO Macedonia, S. Bulgaria, Greece (inc. Corfu, Levkas, Limnos, Lesbos and Siros) and Turkey.

Habitat: Warm, dry, grassy, flowery places between sea level up to 2,150mtrs.

Flight Period: Late May to early August.

Melanargia larissa
Melanargia larissa
ssp. larissa
Melanargia larissa

 Melanargia larissa biotype

The species shares its habitat with Melanargia galathea in this location.

11/07/2014, Albania, 800mtrs

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