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ZYGAENA BRIZAE (ESPER, 1800), A NEW SPECIES FOR MONTENEGRO (LEPIDOPTERA: ZYGAENIDAE)

@article{Nahirni2014ZYGAENAB,
  title={ZYGAENA BRIZAE (ESPER, 1800), A NEW SPECIES FOR MONTENEGRO (LEPIDOPTERA: ZYGAENIDAE)},
  author={Ana Nahirni{\'c} and Gerhard M. Tarmann},
  journal={Acta entomologica Serbica},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={79-82}
}
Zygaena brizae (Esper, 1800) is a small species of the genus Zygaena Fabricius, 1775. Its body is black and densely haired. The ground colour of the forewings is translucent black with three red streaks. The hindwings are red with a black border. Z. brizae has one generation per year and is on the wing from May to July depending on region and altitude. It inhabits grassy habitats and woodland clearings. The larval foodplants belong to the family Asteraceae (NAUMANN et al., 1999). 

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