Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae)

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

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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).