Hesperiidae Hesperiinae Thymelicus lineola Carterocephalus palaemon
Thymelicus sylvestris (Poda, 1761)
Small Skipper
Hespérie de la houque, Bande noire

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

Synonims (species):
   flavus Brunnich, 1763
   thaumas Hufnagel, 1766

Adult:
T. sylvestris (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Amaseno (Frosinone), Italy, May 18, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
T. sylvestris (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Amaseno (Frosinone), Italy, May 18, 2003
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
T. sylvestris (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult, Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
T. sylvestris (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult, Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
T. sylvestris (© Mike Jennings)
Adult, Gloucester, UK, July 2, 2001
(Photo by Mike Jennings)
T. sylvestris (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adults (mating), Katbjerg Odde, Mariager Fjord, Jylland, Denmark, July 15, 2002
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)

Foodplants:
Holcus, Phleum, Brachypodium and other Poaceae

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