Pyrgus Hübner, 1819
centaureae (Rambur, 1839)

Northern Grizzled Skipper (ENG), suokirjosiipi (FIN), klintvisslare (SWE)

Pyrgus centaureae larva 23 Aug. 1998 Pyrgus centaureae larva 23 Aug. 1998 Pyrgus centaureae larva 17 Aug. 1998 Pyrgus centaureae larva 17 Aug. 1998 Pyrgus centaureae small larva 25 July 1998 Pyrgus centaureae half-grown larva 1 Aug. 1998

Finland, KemL: Muonio, ex ovo July 1998, Leg: K. Silvonen,
Larva feeds, of course, on Rubus chamaemorus, overwintering in larval stage(s). The final stage was reached without hibernation, but observations in some areas suggest a two-year life-cycle in nature. Photo © Kimmo Silvonen

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