Pyrgus Hübner, 1819
alveus (Hübner, 1803)

Large Grizzled Skipper (ENG), tummakirjosiipi (FIN), kattunvisslare (SWE), vahulille-täpikpunnpea (EST), Halbwürfelfleckfalter (GER), Plain-Chant (FRE), Ajedrezada serrana (SPA

Pyrgus alveus larva 17 Aug. 1989 Pyrgus alveus larva 30 Dec. 1997 Pyrgus alveus larva 30 Dec. 1997 Pyrgus alveus ovum 26 July 1988 Pyrgus alveus nest 25 Apr. 1999 Pyrgus alveus overwintering larva 19 Oct. 1997 Pyrgus alveus cremaster 2 Dec. 1998 Pyrgus alveus pupa 18 Sept. 1988 (Päiväperhosopas) Pyrgus alveus habitat Hämeenkoski 25 Apr. 1999 Pyrgus alveus imago 26 Jan. 1998 Pyrgus alveus imago 2 Oct. 1988 Pyrgus alveus imago 26 Jan. 1998

Finland, EH: Hämeenkoski (Koski Hl), ex ovo & ex larva in several years, Leg: J. & K. Silvonen,
I have not been able to find a single larva on Potentilla spp., but rather many feeding on Fragaria vesca. The species overwinters as a small larva in a spinning between leaves.
Photo © Kimmo Silvonen

Literature

E. J. M. Warren, 1983, A note on Pyrgus warrenensis Verity, its history and distribution (Hesperiidae), Nota Lepid. 6(1): 61-64.
Burchard Alberti, 1984, Zur Taxonomie der Pyrgus alveus Hb. -Gruppe (Lep. Hesperiidae), Nota Lepid. 7(1): 2-6.
Enrico Gallo, 1989, On the presence of Pyrgus alveus (Huebner, 1803) in the Peloponnesus (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae), Nota Lepid. 12(2): 164-165.

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