Hesperiidae Hesperiinae Gegenes pumilio Ochlodes sylvanus
Hesperia comma (Linnaeus, 1758)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Virgule, Comma

Genus: Hesperia Fabricius, 1793   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
H. comma (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female laying eggs), Vado di Pezza, Rovere (L'Aquila), Italy, August 19, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. comma (© Lars G R Nilsson)
Adult (female), S Sweden, August 3, 2005
(Photo by Lars G R Nilsson)
H. comma (© Lars G R Nilsson)
Adult (female), S Sweden, August 3, 2005
(Photo by Lars G R Nilsson)
H. comma (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult, Livigno (Sondrio), Italy, August 1987
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
H. comma (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, September 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. comma (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, September 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
H. comma (© Paolo Mazzei)
Egg, Vado di Pezza, Rovere (L'Aquila), Italy, August 19, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Festuca ovina, Lolium perenne

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