Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Melanargia pherusa (Boisduval, 1833)

Type locality: Sicily

Range: Very local on the mountains south of Palermo - San Vito Lo Capo (Trapani), Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro, Monte Cammarata, Monte Cofano.

Habitat: Hot, dry, grassy, rocky places between 600 - 1,000mtrs.

Flight Period: Late April to late June.

Melanargia pherusa
Melanargia pherusa
ssp. pherusa
 
Melanargia pherusa

Melanargia pherusa - female

17/05/2016, Sicily, Monte Cammarata, 1,300mtrs

Melanargia pherusa

Melanargia pherusa - male

17/05/2016, Sicily, Monte Cammarata, 1,300mtrs

Melanargia pherusa

Melanargia pherusa habitat

17/05/2016, Sicily, Monte Cammarata, 1,300mtrs

Melanargia pherusa

Melanargia pherusa habitat

17/05/2016, Sicily, Monte Cammarata, 1,300mtrs

Melanargia pherusa

Melanargia pherusa habitat

17/05/2016, Sicily, east Monte Cofano, 280mtrs

Melanargia pherusa

Melanargia pherusa habitat

17/05/2016, Sicily, east Monte Cofano, 280mtrs

Melanargia pherusa - larva stage 3

07/07/2016 - bred in captivity

Melanargia pherusa - larva stage 3

07/07/2016 - bred in captivity

Melanargia pherusa - larva stage 3

07/07/2016 - bred in captivity
 
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