Hesperiidae Pyrginae Pyrgus carlinae Pyrgus centaureae
Pyrgus carthami (Hübner, [1813])
Safflower Skipper
Hespérie du carthame

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

Synonyms (species):
   fritillarius Poda, 1761

Adult:
P. carthami (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 4, 2010
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. carthami (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 17, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. carthami (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 17, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. carthami (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 17, 2011
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. carthami (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 4, 2010
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. carthami (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 17, 2011
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. carthami (© Daniel Morel)
Adults (mating), Gourdon, 1080m, Alpes-Maritimes, France, June 7, 2015
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
P. carthami (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Rohoznik, Slovakia, May 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. carthami (© Ilaria Pimpinelli)
Adult, Rohoznik, Slovakia, May 2001
(Photo by Ilaria Pimpinelli)

Egg:
P. carthami (© Raniero Panfili)
Egg, Forca d'Acero, Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo Lazio e Molise, Italy, June 30, 2007
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Foodplants:
Potentilla, Malva, Althaea, Centaurea

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