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Carcharodus orientalis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Hesperiidae
Scientific name  Carcharodus orientalis
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Genus  Carcharodus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Similar  Carcharodus, Butterflies and moths, Spialia orbifer, Carcharodus flocciferus, Erynnis marloyi

Carcharodus orientalis, the Oriental skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece, east to Asia Minor, northern Iran, Ukraine, the Caucasus to Kazachstan and Turkmenistan. There is a disjoint population in northern Hungary. In the south it is also found in Wadi Al Hisha (Jordan) and Israel.

The length of the forewings is 14–15 mm. Adults are on wing from April to August in two generations.

Subspecies

There are at least three subspecies:

  • Carcharodus orientalis orientalis
  • Carcharodus orientalis maccabaeus Hemming, 1925 (Jordan, Israel)
  • Carcharodus orientalis teberdinus Devyatkin, 1990 (southern Russia)
  • References

    Carcharodus orientalis Wikipedia


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