Butterflies and moths
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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.
Carcharodus orientalis Wikipedia
There are at least three subspecies:Carcharodus orientalis orientalis
Carcharodus orientalis maccabaeus Hemming, 1925 (Jordan, Israel)
Carcharodus orientalis teberdinus Devyatkin, 1990 (southern Russia)