Pyrgus malvoides
         
Southern Grizzled Skipper  
L'Hespérie de l'aigremoine  
           
 
 
 
   
1] male of Pyrgus malvoides - Var (France) - 13/04/2011   2] same specimen as 1]  
       
       
   
3] male - Var (France) - 18/04/2014   4] male - Var (France) - 19/04/2011  
       
       
   
5] male alt.1870m - Alpes maritimes (France) - 27/06/2016   6] same specimen as 5]  
       
       
   
7] male - Var (France) - 10/04/2015   8] male - Var (France) - 10/05/2014  
       
       
   
9] male - Var (France) - 18/05/2011   10] same specimen as 9]  
       
       
   
11] male - Var (France) - 14/04/2012   12] same specimen as 11]  
       
       
   
13] male - Var (France) - 19/04/2011   14] same specimen as 13]  
       
       
   
15] male alt.2000m - Savoie (France) - 18/07/2014   16] male - Var (France) - 15/05/2012  
       
       
   
17] male - Var (France) - 19/04/2011   18] other male - Var (France) - 19/04/2011  
       
       
   
19] other male - Var (France) - 19/04/2011   20] male - Var (France) - 27/04/2011  
       
       
   
21] male - Var (France) - 08/05/2011   22] male - Alpes maritimes (France) - 28/04/2012  
       
       
   
23] male - Alpes maritimes (France) - 05/06/2012   24] male - Var (France) - 01/04/2011  
       
       
   
25] male - Var (France) - 01/05/2012   26] male - Var (France) - 18/05/2011  
       
       
   
27] male with reduced white markings on the hindwing - Var (France) - 12/08/2010   28] same specimen as 27]
 
 
       
       
   
29] male - Dordogne (France) - 15/07/2009   30] same specimen as 29]  
       
       
   
31] male - Var (France) - 11/07/2012   32] same specimen as 31]  
       
       
   
33] male - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 07/07/2012   34] same specimen as 33]  
       
       
   
35] male - Var (France) - 09/08/2013   36] same specimen as 35]  
       
       
   
37] male - Switzerland - 05/06/2010   38] same specimen as 37]  
       
       
   
39] female of Pyrgus malvoides - Aveyron (France) - 30/04/2020   40] same specimen as 39]
 
 
       
       
   
41] same specimen as 39]   42] same specimen as 39]    
       
       
   
43] female - Var (France) - 12/08/2010   44] same specimen as 43]  
       
       
   
45] same specimen as 43]   46] female - Var (France) - 30/03/2012  
       
       
   
47] female with reduced white markings on the hindwing  alt.2000m - Savoie (France) - 18/07/2014   48] same specimen as 47]
 
 
       
       
   
49] female - Var (France) - 10/05/2014   50] female - Var (France) - 01/04/2011  
       
       
   
51] female - Var (France) - 03/04/2012   52] same specimen as 51]  
       
       
   
53] female - Var (France) - 07/06/2013   54] same specimen as 53]  
       
       
   
55] mating pair alt.2000m - Hautes Pyrénées (France) - 19/07/2013   56] same scene as 55]
 
 
       
       
   
57] same scene as 55]   58] same scene as 55]  
       
       
   
59] female alt.800m laying underneath a leaf of Potentilla sp. - Aveyron (France) - 01/07/2019   60] close-up of an egg laid by the female from picture 59]
 
 
       
       
   
61] shed of a caterpillar (reared on Potentilla sp.) which originated from one of the eggs laid by the female from picture 59] - 22/07/2019   62] view of the caterpillar after opening the shed - 22/07/2019

 
 
       
       
 
63] same larva as 62]  
   
       
   
64] other shed of a caterpillar (reared on Potentilla sp.) which originated from one of the eggs laid by the female from picture 59] - 22/07/2019  
65] view of the caterpillar after opening the shed - 22/07/2019

 
 
       
       
   
66] same larva as 65]   67] same larva as 65]  
       
       
   
68] chrysalis which originated from the caterpillar shown in 63] (the nymphal molting occured by the 09th of August, 2019). The larva had built a rudimentary cocoon with silk before turning into a chrysalis - 13/08/2019   69] same chrysalis as 68]


 
 
       
       
   
70] same chrysalis as 68]

 
  71] male which originated from the chrysalis shown in 68] right on the day it emerged from the pupa. The nymphal stage lasted for about 8.5 months - 24/04/2020  
       
       
     
72] lefts overs of the chrysalis after the butterfly shown in picture 71] emerged      
       
       
       
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