Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyrgus alveus

Pyrgus alveus (Hübner, 1803)

large grizzled skipper

on Helianthemum, Potentilla

parasite

Larvae among loosely folded leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Helianthemum nummularium & subsp. grandiflorum; Potentilla argentea, erecta, pusilla, reptans.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Pyrgus accretus (Verity, 1925).

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Wagner (2006a).

Last modified 19.iv.2021