Pogge’s skipper

Muschampia poggei poggei

A small skipper with a wingspan of 22-26 mm, resembles the large grizzled but has white markings and greenish undersides. The Pogge’s lives in steppe, semi-desert, and on grassy slopes. The host plant associated with this species is Kurdish phlomis (Phlomis kurdica). This butterfly flies May through July.



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