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Thyris fenestrella


SIZE: 12-15 mm
FLIGHT TIME: May to middle of August
CATERPILLARS: Middle of June to end of September
Wings dark-brown with redbrown and yellowish spots, in the middle of all four wings are two whitish, half-transparent window-spots (those on the hindwings are bigger)
LARVAL HOST PLANT: Clematis vitalba ( )

It's quite shy and has only a low number of individuals.
The eggs are reddish and laid separatly on the edge of a leaf.


At moistly and warm edges of forests, preferably in the near of waters and in highlands.
DISTRIBUTION: Europe (maybe also elsewhere, didn't find enough information)
In Germany only in the south. According to the Red List Germany they are on the pre-endangered species list (RL V).

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1 Comment

injica 7 years ago

Beautiful ;)

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Sankt Goarshausen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Spotted on Jun 16, 2013
Submitted on Jul 4, 2013

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