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.

Habitat
  • Dry sunny slopes
  • Rocky slopes
  • Rocky slopes
  • Semi-deserts
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
הספרית עשב

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
PoaceaeAeluropus
PanicumPanicgrass
PoaMeadow-grass
Distribution
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