Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Carterocephalus palaemon

Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)

chequered skipper

on grasses

parasite

Larvae in a rolled leaf.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Alopecurus pratensis; Arrhenatherum elatius. Brachypodium pinnatum, sylvaticum; Bromopsis erecta; Calamagrostis canescens, epigeios, villosa; Cynosurus cristatus; Dactylis glomerata; Elytrigia repens; Holcus lanatus; Milium effusum; Molinia arundinacea, caerulea; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phleum pratense; Phragmites australis; Poa trivialis; Schedonorus giganteus, pratensis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Aistleitner & Aistleitner (1996a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), pyrgus.de (2023), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 6.viii.2023