Ochlodes sylvanus [venatus] (Esper 1777) (Family Hesperiidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Forewing Length: 14-17mm, Wingspan: 30-35mm; Proboscis Length: 16mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
(14 - 22 Days) July - May ? June - August
(Earliest: 30.5)

Biotopes:
Long Grass Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Many Poaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Several Fabaceae Nectar

Rubus fruticosus Nectar

Ajuga reptans Nectar

Silene flos-cuculi Nectar

Comarum palustre Nectar

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Ochlodes sylvanus
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Ochlodes sylvanus
Lepiforum: Ochlodes sylvanus


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