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Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae)

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


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

Member Notes:

Neutral philomel On Oct 2, 2007, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenées
(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).

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