Thymelicus sylvatica

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Thymelicus sylvatica
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Thymelicus
Species:T. sylvatica
Binomial name
Thymelicus sylvatica
(Bremer , 1861) [1]
  • Pamphila sylvaticaBremer, 1861
  • Adopaea astigmataLeech, 1894
  • Adopaea occidentalisLeech, 1894
  • Adopaea teneprosaLeech, 1894

Thymelicus sylvatica is an East Palearctic butterfly in the Hesperiidae (Hesperiinae). It is found in Amur, Ussuri, Southwest China, Korea and Japan

Butterfly A group of insects in the order Lepidoptera

Butterflies are insects in the macrolepidopteran clade Rhopalocera from the order Lepidoptera, which also includes moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. The group comprises the large superfamily Papilionoidea, which contains at least one former group, the skippers, and the most recent analyses suggest it also contains the moth-butterflies. Butterfly fossils date to the Paleocene, which was about 56 million years ago.

The larva feeds on Calamagrostis , Bromus , Agropyron , Brachypodium , Carex

<i>Calamagrostis</i> genus of plants

Calamagrostis is a genus in the grass family Poaceae, with about 260 species that occur mainly in temperate regions of the globe. Towards equatorial latitudes, species of Calamagrostis generally occur at higher elevations. These tufted perennials usually have hairless narrow leaves. The ligules are usually blunt. The inflorescence forms a panicle. Some may be reed-like.

<i>Bromus</i> genus of plants

Bromus is a large genus of grasses, classified in its own tribe Bromeae. They are commonly known as bromes, brome grasses, cheat grasses or chess grasses. Estimates in the scientific literature of the number of species have ranged from 100 to 400, but plant taxonomists currently recognize around 160–170 species.

Agropyron genus of plants

Agropyron is a genus of Eurasian plants in the grass family), native to Europe and Asia but widely naturalized in North America.


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<i>Fagus sylvatica</i> species of plant

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Wood frog species of amphibian

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Small skipper

The small skipper is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae.

Lulworth skipper species of insect

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<i>Thymelicus</i> Palearctic genus in the skipper butterfly family

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Barber coinage American coins

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<i>Oophaga sylvatica</i> species of Amphibia

Oophaga sylvatica, sometimes known with its Spanish name diablito, is a species of frog in the family Dendrobatidae found in southwestern Colombia and northwestern Ecuador. Its natural habitat is lowland and submontane rainforest; it can, however, can survive in moderately degraded areas, at least in the more humid parts of its range. It is a very common frog in Colombia but has disappeared from much of its Ecuadorian range. It is threatened by habitat loss (deforestation) and agricultural pollution. It is sometimes seen in the international pet trade.

Agylla is a genus of moth in the subfamily Arctiinae.

John Henry Leech English entomologist

John Henry Leech was an English entomologist who specialised in Lepidoptera and Coleoptera.

Leech subclass of worms

Leeches are segmented parasitic or predatory worms that belong to the phylum Annelida and comprise the subclass Hirudinea. They are closely related to the oligochaetes, which include the earthworms, and like them have soft, muscular, segmented bodies that can lengthen and contract. Both groups are hermaphrodites and have a clitellum, but leeches typically differ from the oligochaetes in having suckers at both ends and in having external annulations that do not correspond with their internal segmentation. The body is relatively solid, and the spacious body cavity found in other annelids, the coelom, is reduced to small channels.

Metasia is a genus of moths of the family Crambidae.

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Dactylosoma is a genus of parasitic alveolates of the phylum Apicomplexia.

Thymelicus hyrax, the Levantine skipper, is a butterfly in family Hesperiidae. The species is distributed in Iran, Syria, Israel, Jordan, Armenia, Azerbaijan (Nakhichevan), Northwest Caucasus (Russia), Turkey, Greece, Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Rhodes

T. occidentalis can refer to a few different species. The specific epithet occidentalis means 'western.'


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