Carterocephalus palaemon (Chequered Skipper)

Carterocephalus palaemon (Chequered Skipper)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily: Heteropterinae
Genus: Carterocephalus
Species: Carterocephalus palaemon (Chequered Skipper)

Norwegian name: Gulflekksmyger

Host plants: Alopecurus, Brachypodium, Bromopsis ramosa, Bromus, Calamagrostis, Dactylis, Molinia, Timothy-grass (Phleum)

Confusion species: Carterocephalus silvicola (Northern Chequered Skipper)