Rhône list

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Red-underwing Skipper

(Spialia sertorius)

 

Female 09/05/05 Rhône (69)

Female 09/05/05 Rhône (69)

Resting on the larval foodplant salad burnet, the 'red underwing' is clearly visible.

26/06/06 A green egg deposited on the flowerhead of Sanguisorba minor

  Male 21/04/09 Rhône (69)

  Male 25/04/09 Rhône (69)

  Male 01/06/10 Rhône (69)

  Male 01/06/10 Rhône (69)

 

This species can be found in flower rich meadows at the same time of the year as Pyrgus malvae. The two species are superficially similar but the arrangement of the white spots on the upperside makes identification quite easy.

Rhône list

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