Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hesperia comma

Hesperia comma (Linnaeus, 1758)

silver-spotted skipper

on grasses


Larva in a rolled leaf.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Festuca ovina; Nardus stricta.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 20.iv.2021