Seq # 470230030

Hipparchia semele (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Jan. 13, 2019, 10:56 a.m.


A local species in Belgium, mainly observed in the coastal dunes and the Kempen in the north, and the Condroz and Lorraine in the south. This species is vulnerable in Flanders, and critically endangered in the rest of the country.


Details

Classification
Family: Nymphalidae > Subfamily: Satyrinae > Tribus: Satyrini > Genus: Hipparchia > Subgenus: Parahipparchia > Species: Hipparchia semele
Vernacular names
Heivlinder (NL), The Grayling (EN), Agreste (FR), Ockerbindiger Samtfalter (DE)
Synonyms
Hipparchia fauna (Sulzer, 1776), nec (Drury, 1773)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 19.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Flight periods

The adults fly from mid July till the beginning of September.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Festuca, Agrostis and Bromus
Substrates:
Grasses

The larva lives on Gramineae.

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