False mallow skipper - Carcharodus tripolinus

Underside

Family: Hesperiidae.

Flight Time: March - September.

Size: 26-34mm

Altitude: 0-2500m

Notes:

.Indistinguishable from the Mallow skipper Carcharodus alceae, distribution information serves as my only guide!

 

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

 

Malva sylvestris Mallow

Hot, dry, flowery areas.

False mallow skipper distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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