Hesperiidae Heteropterinae Carterocephalus silvicolus Carcharodus alceae
Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)
Large Chequered Skipper
Miroir

Genus: Heteropterus Dumeril, 1806   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (species):
   steropes [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775

Adult:
H. morpheus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Lago del Turano (Rieti), Italy, July 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
H. morpheus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, June 2, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
H. morpheus (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult, Vallombrosa (Firenze), Italy, July 1993
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
H. morpheus (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult, Vallombrosa (Firenze), Italy, July 1991
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
H. morpheus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adults (mating), Grote Peel, Netherlands, July 30, 1997
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Egg:
H. morpheus (© Raniero Panfili)
Egg, Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, June 2, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Foodplants:
Calamagrostis canescens, Brachypodium sylvaticum, Molinia caerulea, Phragmites australis

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