Metrioptera tsirojanni Harz & Pfau, 1983


Metrioptera tsirojanni: Male (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Male (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Male (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Male (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Male (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Female (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Female (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Female (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Habitat (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N] Metrioptera tsirojanni: Habitat (N-Greece, between Edessa and Florina, Kleidi, late July 2018) [N]

Habitat:
Metrioptera tsirojanni inhabits fallow land, extensively managed arable land with plenty of edges and adjacing pastures and similar, not too dry and not too nutrient-poor places.

Life cycle:
The adults appear between early summer and according to summer drought early autumn (usually June to August).

Remarks:
Metrioptera tsirojanni is endemic to the southern Balkans and only known from a feww places in FYROM, SW-Bulgaria and N-Greece (Macedonia).



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