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preferentially from early May to late September in summer where temperatures are so high and did not fit the optima of this species (7-27[degrees]).
They need to be a decent size before they first aestivate
, otherwise they desiccate.
It occurs in large numbers and, unlike certain other Cretan species, it aestivates
conspicuously on rock surfaces, which facilitates capture and recapture during summer.