Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae)

bookmark
Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Carcharodus
Species: alceae

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

By philomel
Thumbnail #1 of Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae) by philomel

Member Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral philomel On Oct 2, 2007, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenées
France
(Zone 8a) wrote:

This butterfly is a native of southern and central europe. It flies April to August, the second generation being lighter coloured than the first. Its caterpillars feed on mallow (including hollyhock).


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America