Hesperiidae Heteropterinae Carterocephalus palaemon Heteropterus morpheus
Carterocephalus silvicolus (Meigen, 1829)
Northern Checquered Skipper
Hespérie de la crételle

Genus: Carterocephalus Lederer, 1852   Original genus: Hesperia Fabricius, 1793

Synonyms (species):
   silvius Knoch, 1781  (junior homonym)

Adult:
C. silvicolus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Stora (Örebrolän), Sweden, June 21, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. silvicolus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Stora (Örebrolän), Sweden, June 21, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. silvicolus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Stora (Örebrolän), Sweden, June 21, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. silvicolus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Stora (Örebrolän), Sweden, June 21, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. silvicolus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Stora (Örebrolän), Sweden, June 21, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Gramineae: Calamagrostis purpurea, Elytrigia repens, Bromus, Cynosurus, Milium effusum

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