Aglais io Linnaeus, 1758,

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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scientific name

Aglais io Linnaeus, 1758
status

 

Aglais io Linnaeus, 1758 

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern for Italian ( Balletto et al. 2015), Mediterranean ( Numa et al. 2016) and European assessments ( Van Swaay et al. 2010).

Distribution

It is distributed in most of Europe south to northern half of Iberian peninsula, Sierra Nevada, north and central Greece, European Turkey and Mediterranean Islands. ( Tolman and Lewington 2008). It can be found in mainland Italy, Sardinia and Sicily ( Villa et al. 2009).

Notes

Eurycora species, it lives in open and sunny places, in the woods, wooded banks, humid meadows, uncultivated fields and disturbed ground, rocky gullies sheltered with bushes and small trees at the upper limit of the altitude. It is spread from the plain at 2500 m a.s.l. Univoltine species flies in June-July ( Paolucci 2013, Villa et al. 2009).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Aglais