Family Hesperiidae, 'Skippers'

Updated 11 June 2019

Pyrgus malvae
Grizzled Skipper, Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, England, 2 June 2013
Pyrgus malvae
Grizzled Skipper, a freshly emerged male and the earliest recorded for the year, seen at Steps Hill, near Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, England on 20 April 2016
Pyrgus malvae
Grizzled Skipper, Tahtvere Bog, Tartu, Estonia, 9 June 2012
Pyrgus alveus
Large Grizzled Skipper, Komnina, Rhodopi, Greece, 7 July 2013
Pyrgus alveus
Large Grizzled Skipper, Komnina, Rhodopi, Greece, 7 July 2013
Pyrgus alveus
Large Grizzled Skipper. Diva Slatina, N W Bulgaria, 219 July 2018
Pyrgus alveus
Large Grizzled Skipper, Diva Slatina, N W Bulgaria, 19 July 2018
Pyrgus armoricanus
Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper, Fundana Villas, Paleokastritsa, Corfu, 30 May 2019
Pyrgus armoricanus
Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper, the same insect as shown in the previous photo
Pyrgus armoricanus
Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper, Pelister National Park, Macedonia, 15 July 2015
Pyrgus armoricanus
Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper, male, Col d'Ares, Catalonia, Eastern Pyrenees, France, 27 August 2016
Pyrgus warrenensis
Warren's Skipper, near Curtinatseh, Val Bernina, Switzerland, 21 July 2008
Pyrgus warrenensis
Warren's Skipper, near Curtinatseh, Val Bernina, Switzerland, 21 July 2008
Pyrgus serratulae
Olive Skipper, Komnina, Rhodopi, Greece, 7 July 2013
Pyrgus serratulae
Olive Skipper, Col d'Ares, Catalonia, Eastern Pyrenees, France, 2 September 2016
Pyrgus cirsii
Cinquefoil Skipper, female, Col d'Ares, Catalonia, Eastern Pyrenees, France, 2 September 2016
Pyrgus onopordi
Rosy Grizzled Skipper, Ifrane, Middle Atlas, Morocco, 17 April 2007
Pyrgus onopordi
Rosy Grizzled Skipper, near Can Parterre, Tech valley, Catalonia, Eastern Pyrenees, France, 25 August 2016
Pyrgus cinarae
Sandy Grizzled Skipper, Micromillia, Rhodopi, Greece, 10 July 2013
Pyrgus cinarae
Sandy Grizzled Skipper, Mount Orvilos, Rhodopi, Greece, 11 July 2013
Pyrgus cinarae
Sandy Grizzled Skipper, Mount Phalakron, Rhodopi, Greece, 13 July 2013
Pyrgus carthami
Safflower Skipper, Bescaran, Lleida, Spanish Pyrenees, 18 July 2012
Pyrgus sidae
Yellow-banded Skipper, Skiti, Kozani, Greece, 21 May 2019
Pyrgus sidae
Yellow-banded Skipper, Skiti, Kozani, Greece, 21 May 2019
Pyrgus sidae
Yellow-banded Skipper, Karahmet, Yaylalar, Kascar, Turkey, 13 July 2009
Pyrgus sidae
the same insect as in the previous photo
Pyrgus sidae
Yellow-banded Skipper, Galicica, Macedonia, 17 July 2015
Pyrgus cacaliae
Dusky Grizzled Skipper, Mount Mangart, Julian Alps, Slovenia, 1 August 2010
Spialia sertorius
Red Underwing Skipper, Espinama, Picos de Europa, Spain, 10 July 2014
Spialia orbifer
Orbed Red-underwing Skipper, Lygheri, Kozani, Greece, 22 May 2019
Muschampia proto
Sage Skipper, taking evening nectar from the blossom of Vitex agnus-castus, the Chaste Tree, on the Ionian Island of Kastos, Greece, 31 July 2016
Muschampia proto
Sage Skipper, Kastos, Ionian Islands, Greece, 31 July 2016
Carcharodus alceae
Mallow skipper, Lygheri, Kozani, Greece, 21 May 2019
Carcharodus alceae
Mallow Skipper, Nestos Dam, Rhodopi, Greece, 6 July 2013
Carchodus alcaea
Mallow Skipper, Patara, Lycian Way, Turkey, 11 May 2011
Carchodus alcaea
Mallow Skipper, Patara, Turkey, 11 May 2011
Carcharodus alceae
Mallow Skipper, Patara, Antalya, Turkey, 11 May 2011
Carcharodus tripolinus
False Mallow Skipper, Ouirgane, High Atlas, Morocco, 19 April 2007
Carcharodus tripolinus
False Mallow Skipper, Ouirgane, High Atlas, Morocco, 19 April 2007
Carcharodus lavatherae
Marbled Skipper, Thermia, Nestos Dam,
Rhodopi, Greece, 6 July 2013
Carcharodus boeticus
Southern Marbled Skipper, Sierra de Valdecabras, Cuenca, Spain, 1 July 2011
Carcharodus orientalis
Oriental Marbled Skipper, Pelister National Park, Macedonia, 15 July 2015
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Skiti, Kozani, Greece, 21 May 2019
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Aegviidu Polygon, S E Tallinn, Estonia, 12 June 2012
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, England, 2 June 2013
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Nestos Dam, Rhodopi, Greece, 6 July 2013
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skippers, Komnina, Rhodopi, Greece, 7 July 2013
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Steps Hill, Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, England, 11 May 2015
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Pelister National Park, Macedonia, 15 July 2015
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Ivinghoe Beacon, Buckinghamshire, England, 8 May 2016. Note the particularly sharp/pointed forewing apex, something that I hadn't really observed previously before taking this shot
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