Taxon profile


Large Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanus (Esper, 1777)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Hesperiidae - skippers »  genus Ochlodes

Scientific synonyms

Ochlodes faunus (Turati, 1905)
Ochlodes melicerta Bergsträsser, 1780
Ochlodes venatus (Bremer & Grey, 1853)
Ochlodes venata (Bremer & Grey, 1853)



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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Ulesta perspicua (Wesmael, 1857)

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Ochlodes sylvanus (Esper, 1777)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440718]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Ochlodes sylvanus (Esper, 1777)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Ochlodes sylvanus (Esper 1777)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Ochlodes faunus (Turati, 1905)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Ochlodes sylvanus (Esper, 1777)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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