Platycleis escalerai Bolívar, 1899


Platycleis escalerai: Male (Greece, East Egean,Kalymnos Island, mid-May 2016) [N] Platycleis escalerai: Male (Greece, East Egean,Kalymnos Island, mid-May 2016) [N] Platycleis escalerai: Male (Greece, East Egean,Kalymnos Island, mid-May 2016) [N] Platycleis escalerai: Female (Greece, East Egean,Kalymnos Island, mid-May 2016) [N] Platycleis escalerai: Female (Greece, East Egean,Kalymnos Island, mid-May 2016) [N] Platycleis escalerai: Habitat (Greece, East Egean,Kalymnos Island, mid-May 2016) [N] Platycleis escalerai: Habitat (Greece, East Egean,Kalymnos Island, mid-May 2016) [N]

Habitat:
Platycleis escalerai inhabits dry and hot locations (e.g. garrigues).

Life cycle:
The adults occur early from April or May. They usually live up to the summer drought, but in small numbers sometimes also to early autumn.

Remarks:
Platycleis escalerai occurs from southeasternmost Europe (Greece: especially East Eagean Islands, East Bulgaria, Crimea) across Asia Minor and parts of the Near (Levante including Cyprus) and Middle East to Central Asia.



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