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Pyrgus speyeri (Staudinger, 1887)

Самец  (Pyrgus speyeri)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae tribe Pyrgini genus Pyrgus → species Pyrgus speyeri

Species name(s)

Pyrgus speyeri (Staudinger, 1887) = speyeri (Staudinger, 1887) = Pyrgus alveus speyeri.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.


24—30 mm.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Pyrgus speyeri)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 24-30 mm. The background color of male and female dark brown. Stains on PCs are small, white, clearly do not form a sling. ZK without spots, with a barely noticeable gap in the middle region of the wing. Fringe motley, creamy-white, with narrow dark vstavkami.Ispod tan.Fringe and cutting edge PC mottled, white spots on the PC are better developed than the top, often merging into angular sling. In ZK larger white spots [103]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Trans-Baikal, the Lower Amur, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Outside of Russia in China, Mongolia
    Growing on ostepnёnnyh meadows and grassland steppe. Rarely [2]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Two generations: the first - the flight of the end of May to mid-June, the second - Flight from mid-July to mid-August. [2]. Irina Nikulina.


Photos: Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Irina Nikulina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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28.01.2014 20:38, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Wingspan: No formalized data → 24—30 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → May, June, July, August.

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