Papilionoidea

Riodininae

Imago
Genus
Hamearis
Species
lucina
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Duke of Bergundy
French Vernacular
Lucine
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 29mm - 34mm

Imago: Univoltine, this species can be found in rides, hillsides and clearings in woods at many levels, even up to 1700 metres where its foodplant can be found.

Larva: Monophagous, feeding on primrose (Primula vulgaris) and cowslip (Primula veris)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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