Unlike the Monarch, the Plain Tiger is an original European butterfly. Many migrants travel from African countries to Southern Europe. Perhaps one became a resident in Greece, where I observed him for three successive years and where I experimented with breeding on endemic larval host plants. These experiments were successful.
Several broods during the warm months.
Larval host plants:
Red List Germany: n.a.
1998 - 2005 by Mario Maier
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