Boloria aquilonaris (Stichel 1908) (Family Nymphalidae)


Forewing Length: 16-20mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
July - August
(2 - 3 Weeks)
August - June
(Earliest: 14.5)
May - July June - August
(Earliest: 5.6)

Peat Bogs and Mires
Principal Food:

Vaccinium oxycoccos
Other Food:

Viola palustris

Polygonum bistorta

Comarum palustre Nectar

Cirsium palustre Nectar

Vaccinium oxycoccos Nectar

Erica tetralix Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Boloria aquilonaris
Lepiforum: Boloria aquilonaris

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