Moroccan small skipper - Thymelicus hamza

Underside

Family: Hesperiidae.

Flight Time: May - July.

Size: 22-26mm

Altitude: 500-2400m

Notes:

Similar to the other Thymelicus genus, the curved brown mark on the outer edge of the underside forewing is a helpful marker. Usefully it is only found in north Africa!

 

 

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

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Moroccan small skipper distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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