Foulquier's grizzled skipper - Pyrgus foulquieri

Family: Hesperiidae.

Flight Time: July-August

Size: 24-28mm

Altitude: 500-1800m


Tuft of white hairs at tip of abdomen in male. Hairy wing base and prominent white spots.

Mark Ogden took the photos in Andorra in July 2007.

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution


Potentilla species

Dry grassland


Early Stages




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