HESPERIIDAE
 
 
This page can help you identify the butterfly you have seen if it belongs to the Hesperiidae family :  
   
1) look at the butterfly thumbnails below and determine the genus or species which most closely matches your butterfly  
   
2) then find the genus or the species in the alphabetic index and check the species pages by clicking on the latin names  
   
Car --> Pyr Slo --> Thy Illustration of the main genera or species
Syrichtus proto [see Muschampia proto]

 
 
Carcharodus sp.
Erynis tages
Carterocephalus palaemon
Ochlodes sylvanus
Thymelicus sp.
Hesperia comma
Spialia sp.
Muschampia proto
 
Pyrgus sp.
 
 
TABLE OF CONTENT (of species pages)
 photo available        species not pictured yet
 
fam. HESPERIIDAE male female pair larva egg chrysalis last update
Carcharodus alceae   07/02/2015
Carcharodus baeticus        23/04/2018
Carcharodus floccifer         16/01/2022
Carcharodus lavatherae         05/02/2021
Carterocephalus palaemon         05/02/2021
Erynnis tages     04/03/2021
Gegenes pumilio            
Hesperia comma       27/03/2015
Heteropterus morpheus       14/06/2021
Muschampia proto       01/03/2021
Ochlodes sylvanus     06/05/2020
Pyrgus alveus       16/01/2022
Pyrgus andromedae           13/02/2021
Pyrgus armoricanus       05/04/2021
Pyrgus cacaliae         16/01/2022
Pyrgus carlinae       01/06/2019
Pyrgus carthami         17/05/2019
Pyrgus cirsii         28/12/2021
Pyrgus foulquieri         15/06/2019
Pyrgus malvae         12/10/2013
Pyrgus malvoides 25/04/2022
Pyrgus onopordi         01/02/2015
Pyrgus serratulae     23/01/2022
Pyrgus sidae   22/01/2022
Pyrgus warrenensis           03/12/2021
Spialia sertorius       27/06/2019
Spialia therapne           13/05/2018
Thymelicus acteon         06/02/2021
Thymelicus lineola       06/05/2020
Thymelicus sylvestris        14/02/2021