Lemonia balcanica

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Lemonia balcanica
Lemonia balcanica.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lemoniidae
Genus: Lemonia
Species: L. balcanica
Binomial name
Lemonia balcanica
(Herrich-Schäffer, 1847)
  • Lasiocampa balcanica Herrich-Schäffer, 1847
  • Lemonia brunneomarginata Wagner, 1931

Lemonia balcanica is a species of moth of the family Lemoniidae. It is found in the Balkans.

The wingspan is 35–50 millimetres (1.4–2.0 in).[1] The moth flies from September to October depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Taraxacum, Leontodon and Hieracium species.


  • Lemonia balcanica anatolica Wagner, 1931
  • Lemonia balcanica balcanica
  • Lemonia balcanica bremeri (Koleanti, 1846)
  • Lemonia balcanica cis Zolotuhin, 1994
  • Lemonia balcanica vashlovani Didmanidze, 1980


  • P.C.-Rougeot, P. Viette (1978). Guide des papillons nocturnes d'Europe et d'Afrique du Nord. Delachaux et Niestlé (Lausanne).


  1. ^ Patrice Leraut (2006). "Moths of Europe: Saturnids, lasiocampids, hawkmoths, tiger moths". N.A.P. Editions: 142. 

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