Species index

Tufted Marbled Skipper

(Carcharodus flocciferus)

 

08/05/14 Var (83)

08/05/14 Var (83)

06/05/14 Var (83)

21/07/04 Spanish Pyrenees

18/07/10 Isère (38)

With C.lavatherae (on the left), 18/07/10 Isère (38)

This species is basically a Carcharodus of upland areas. It's rather dusky and grey in relation to the commoner, browner Mallow Skipper. The male tends to perch on vegetation well off the ground or take salts from damp ground. 

Species index