Carcharodus baeticus

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Carcharodus baeticus
Carcharodus baeticus.jpg
Tàrrega, Catalonia
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C. baeticus
Binomial name
Carcharodus baeticus
(Rambur, 1842)
Synonyms
  • Carcharodus boeticus
  • Reverdinus baeticus
  • Reverdinus boeticus
  • Reverdinus stauderi Reverdin, 1913

Carcharodus baeticus, the southern marbled skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in North Africa, south-western Europe, Italy and Anatolia up to Afghanistan.

The length of the forewings is 13–14 mm. Adults are on wing from May to October in two or three generations. On higher altitudes there is only one generation.

The larvae feed on Marrubium vulgare and Ballota species.

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