Libythea celtisNiklas Wahlberg
Libythea celtis is found throughout southern Europe, northern Africa to western India and southern Russia. It is found in rural landscapes wherever its host plant Celtis grows. Adult butterflies hibernate, and females lay their eggs singly in the spring on the buds of the host plant.
Kawahara, A. Y. 2006. Biology of the snout butterflies (Nymphalidae, Libytheinae), Part 1: Libythea Fabricius. Transactions of the lepidopterological Society of Japan 57:13-33.
University of Turku, Finland
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