Gegenes nostrodamus (Fabricius, 1793)


Dark brown, base smoky black ; inner margin of the hindwing paler than the ground colour, and a few white dots on the forewing in the female. Underside pale brown, with some obscure white spots towards the tip of the forewing, and in the female at the hind-margin of the hindwing also.

30 - 32 mm
Sageta negra
Dingy Swift
Light Pygmy Skipper
Mediterranean Skipper
Veloz de las Rieras
Hespérie du riz
Groot kustdikkopje
Karłątek Nostrodamus
Nostrodamus
Εσπερίδα της Μέσης Ανατολής
Толстоголовка нострадам

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
PoaceaeAeluropus
PanicumPanicgrass
PoaMeadow-grass
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