Platycleis modesta Fieber, 1853

Synonyms/other combinations:
Modestana modesta

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Habitat:
Platycleis modesta inhabits meadows, dry grasslands and pastures with at least partially higher growing grass vegetation and dwarf shrubs, often in medium-high altitudes between 300 and at least 1800m asl, but sometimes also at sea level.

Life cycle:
Adults appear between July and October, at lower elevations already from June.

Remarks:
Platycleis modesta occurs from NE-Italy across the eastern Adriatic coast and its back country to Albania.



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