Eupholidoptera giuliae Massa, 1999


Eupholidoptera giuliae: Male (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Male (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Male (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Male (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Male (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Male (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Male (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Female (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Female (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Habitat (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N] Eupholidoptera giuliae: Habitat (Greece, Kreta, Ano Rodakino, early May 2013) [N]

Nutrition:
Herbs and other plants. I observerd several times adults feeding on flowers (Asteraceae etc.).

Habitat:
Eupholidoptera giuliae mostly inhabits garigue-like habitats with partly higher growing vegetation with herbs and dwarf bushes.

Life cycle:
I observed adults in Crete already in early May 2013 (250m asl).

Remarks:
Eupholidoptera giuliae occurs in Greece on some Aegean islands (especially Crete, also records from Naxos etc.).



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