Carcharodus lavatherae

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Carcharodus lavatherae
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C. lavatherae
Binomial name
Carcharodus lavatherae
Esper, 1783

Carcharodus lavatherae, the marbled skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found from the Rhine Rift Valley in central Germany up to North Africa and from south-eastern France up to Anatolia.

The wingspan is 28–34 mm. The butterfly gives one generation per year and flies from May to July depending on the location.[1]

The larvae feed on Stachys recta and Sideritis scordioides in Southern Europe.

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