Timandra comae Schmidt, 1931,

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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Timandra comae Schmidt, 1931


Timandra comae Schmidt, 1931 


From North Africa across Europe to East Asia ( Wagner 2020).


Inhabits many habitats in which the larval host plants ( Rumex  spp.) occurs, such as woodlands clearings and edges, extensively-managed meadows and pastures or shores and wetlands. Has 2-3 (in the south also 4) generations from May to September. The caterpillar overwinters. It is observed quite frequently on leaves and fruit stands ( Wagner 2020).