Chalcolestes parvidens – Eastern Willow Spreadwing

Considered a subspecies of Western Willow Spreadwing until recently, Chalcolestes parvidens (Eastern Willow Spreadwings) are found in south-eastern Europe, Turkey and the Levant. Areas where the range of both species overlaps are found in Italy and the Balkans.
Like its western counterpart, Eastern Willow Spreadwings oviposit in soft bark of trees overhanging water.