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Gegenes nostrodamus    (Fabricius, 1793)
    Hesperiidae Hesperiinae
FR Hespérie du rizIE Dingy SwiftNL Groot kustdikkopjePL Karłątek NostrodamusES Veloz de las Rieras
TR NostrodamusGB Dingy Swift




Similar species:


 30-32 mm
Occurrence - time, rangeActual map: Europe
Cycle
  • Rocky slopes
  • Dry sunny slopes
  • Rocky slopes
  • Semi-deserts
PLEurope
Primary foodplantsSecondary foodplants
Potentilla
Panicum
Poa
Gramineae
 Cinquefoil
 Panicum
 Meadow-grass
 Grass
Pictures
Adult, underside.
photo
© Mark Ogden,   Bulgaria, Struma Valley

Adult, underside.
photo
© Diego Conradi,   Spain

Adult, underside.
photo
© Marcello Romano,   Italy

Adult, upperside.
photo
© Mark Ogden,   Greece, Ano Diakopto

Adult, underside.
photo
© Daniel Garcia Gonzalez,   Spain, Villajoyosa

Copulating pair.
photo
© Rui André Magalhães Andrade,   Portugal, Arraiolos