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Pyrgus sidae (Esper, 1784)

Имаго  (Pyrgus sidae)


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

Species name(s)

Pyrgus sidae (Esper, 1784) = Papilio sidae Esper, 1784 = Hesperia alboradiata Bubacek, 1926 = Hesperia hafneri Stauder, 1911 = Hesperia occidentalis Verity, 1919 = Hesperia reducta Warren, 1920.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#10. Sredne-Volzhsky*; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

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

Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  (Pyrgus sidae)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Italy, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Western Caucasus, the Volga-Average (?), South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland) Croatia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Potentilla recta. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Pyrgus sidae


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Boris Stradomsky, Sergey Demyanenko.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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