Hesperiidae Pyrginae Muschampia tessellum Pyrgus andromedae
Pyrgus alveus (Hübner, [1803])
Large Grizzled Skipper
Hespérie du faux-buis, Plain-chant

Genus: Pyrgus Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (species):
   accreta Verity, 1925
   alticola Rebel, 1909
   ballotae Oberthür, 1910
   centralitaliae Verity, 1920
   scandinavicus Strand, 1903
   trebevicensis Warren, 1926

Adult:
P. alveus (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult, Upega (Cuneo), Italy, July 3, 2009
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
P. alveus (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (male), Stelvio (Bolzano), Italy, June 18, 2015
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
P. alveus (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 17, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. alveus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 11, 2009
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. alveus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 14, 2013
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. alveus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 11, 2009
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. alveus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Colle Gentilesco, Amatrice (Rieti), Italy, July 10, 2006
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. alveus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Colle Gentilesco, Amatrice (Rieti), Italy, July 10, 2006
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Foodplants:
Potentilla, Helianthemum

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