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Hemaris croatica

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Hemaris croatica
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Hemaris
Rank  Species
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Similar  Marumba quercus, Hemaris tityus, Sphingonaepiopsis gorgoniades, Hemaris fuciformis, Aplasta ononaria

Hemaris croatica is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It is found on the Balkan, Anatolia and the Caucasus to Iran. Along the Mediterranean coast it is found up to northern Israel. There are local populations on the Crimea and in eastern Ukraine and western Kazachstan.

Hemaris croatica Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums Hemaris Croatica

The wingspan is 36–64 mm (H. croatica croatica) up to 65–71 mm (H. croatica fahira). In the north and in mountainous areas it flies in one generation in July. In warm areas it flies in two generations from May to June and in August.

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The larvae have been recorded on Scabiosa, Cephalaria, and Asperula species.

Subspecies

  • Hemaris croatica croatica
  • Hemaris croatica fahira de Freina, 2004 (Iran)

  • Hemaris croatica Hemaris croatica Wikipedia

    Hemaris croatica Hemaris croatica

    References

    Hemaris croatica Wikipedia