Carcharodus stauderi

False Marbled Skipper

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by Matt Rowlings

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Photo: stauderi

Anti-Atlas, Morocco, April 2013

Photo: stauderi

Middle Atlas, Morocco, June 2005

Field notes and information

This species replaces the southern marbled skipper C. baeticus in north Africa.

Identification & Similar species: The same identification tips apply as for the southern marbled skipper C. baeticus.

Distribution & Flight: Across north Africa a few Greek islands near the Turkish mainland.

Habitat & Behaviour: Hot dry grassy rocky places. Low levels in Greece. Hills and mountains in north Africa.

Photo: stauderi

Middle Atlas, Morocco, June 2005

Photo: stauderi

Middle Atlas, Morocco, June 2005

Photo: stauderi

Anti-Atlas, Morocco, April 2013

Photo: stauderi

Anti-Atlas, Morocco, April 2013

Photo: stauderi

Anti-Atlas, Morocco, April 2013