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Spialia phlomidis

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Spialia phlomidis, the Persian skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, southern Russia, Asia Minor and Iran. The habitat consists of dry steppe habitats at moderate elevations.[2]

The length of the forewings is 14–15 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July in one generation.

The larvae feed on Convolvulus libanotica.

Subspecies

  • Spialia phlomidis phlomidis (Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, southern Russia, Iran, Alai)
  • Spialia phlomidis hermona Evans, 1956 (Lebanon)

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Spialia phlomidis: Brief Summary

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Spialia phlomidis, the Persian skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, southern Russia, Asia Minor and Iran. The habitat consists of dry steppe habitats at moderate elevations.

The length of the forewings is 14–15 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July in one generation.

The larvae feed on Convolvulus libanotica.

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