Ephippiger ruffoi Galvagni, 1955


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Habitat:
Ephippiger ruffoi inhabits various Alpine habitats such as pastures, meadows, stony slopes, screes with forbs, dwarf-shrub dominated areas etc. between app. 1500m and more than 2300m.

Life cycle:
The adults usually stay on the ground, but rest sometimes also on leaves of forbs etc. They appear between mid-July and October.

Remarks:
Ephippiger ruffoi is endemic to Central Italy and is especially found in the Gran Sasso area and adjacent mountain ridges.



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