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Carterocephalus silvicola (Meigen, 1829)

Самец  Carterocephalus silvicola


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Hesperiidae subfamily Heteropterinae genus Carterocephalus → species Carterocephalus silvicola

Species name(s)

Carterocephalus silvicola (Meigen, 1829) = silvicola (Meigen, 1829) = silvius Knoch, 1781 = Pamphila silvius isshikii Matsumura, 1925 = Carterocephalus silvicolus = sylvius = Pamphila atrolimbata Heinrich, 1916 = Pamphila catella Schultz, 1901 = Pamphila doii Matsumura, 1928 = Pamphila evanescens Heinrich, 1916 = Pamphila fasciata Schröder, 1917 = Pamphila isshikii Matsumura, 1925 = Pamphila pseudopalaemon Fritsch, 1912 = Pamphila shikotanus Nakahara, 1926 = Papilio silvius Knoch, 1781 = Pamphila silvioides Müller, 1920.

Northern Checquered Skipper


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky*; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #18. Nizhneobsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #29. Zapadno-Yakutsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #32. Chukotsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #35. Sredne-Okhotsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Primary colors

Orange, Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самка  Carterocephalus silvicola

Detailed information with references


  • Germany, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, Sweden, Estonia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Yakutia, Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Karelian (?), Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Nizhneobsky, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, the North-Yenisei, North Okhotsk Sea, the North-Ural, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Average Okhotsk, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, Chukotka, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril,South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Belarus, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Norway (mainland), Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Gramineae: Calamagrostis purpurea, Elytrigia repens, Bromus, Cynosurus, Milium effusum. [28]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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