Oberthür's skipper - Pyrgus armoricanus

Oberthür's skipper - Pyrgus armoricanus 

Family: Hesperiidae.

Flight Time:Apr-June, Jul-Aug

Size: 24-28mm

Altitude: 0-1800m

 

Often dusting of pale scales at base of upperwing.Two arc shaped spots on corner of hindwing. (see right detail)

Photographed in Drome, France in August 2009

Two arc shaped spots on corner of hindwing.

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