Hesperia comma

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SILVER-SPOTTED SKIPPER <i>Hesperia comma</i>

SILVER-SPOTTED SKIPPER Hesperia comma

HOSTPLANTS

Plant speciesVernacularPlant familyStatusReferences
Festuca ovinaSheep's FescuePoaceaeMainA3, A5, A6, B4, C8, C17, D2, E26, F2, F8, F9, G5, G6, H3, H18, P5, P6, P9, S1, S7, S8, S17, S19, T2, T9
Deschampsia cespitosaTufted Hair-grassPoaceaeSecondaryG5, S19
Lotus corniculatusCommon Bird's-foot-trefoilFabaceaeUnlikelyS8
Ornithopus perpusillusBird's-footFabaceaeUnlikelyS8
Aira sppHair-gras (unspecified)PoaceaeUnlikely? (old refs. only)S8
Deschampsia sppHairgrass (unspecified)PoaceaeUnlikely? (old refs. only)S8
[Hostplant references]

NECTAR SOURCES

Plant speciesVernacularPlant familyNo. recordsReferences
Cirsium acauleDwarf ThistleAsteraceae635, 36, 109, 113, 117, 118
Cirsium sp.Thistle (unspecified)Asteraceae629, 32, 36, 39, 76.01, 111
Centaurea sp.Knapweed (unspecified)Asteraceae431, 36, 109, 11
Centaurea nigraCommon KnapweedAsteraceae335, 73.17, 117
Gentianella amarellaAutumn GentianGentianaceae231, 117
Leontodon saxatilisLesser HawkbitAsteraceae21, 32
Lotus corniculatusCommon Bird's-foot-trefoilFabaceae11
Knautia arvensisField ScabiousDipsacaceae132
Achillea millefoliumYarrowAsteraceae169.05
Carlina acaulisStemless Carline ThistleAsteraceae131
Carlina vulgarisCarline ThistleAsteraceae139
Hieracium sp.HawkweedAsteraceae11
Leontodon hispidusRough HawkbitAsteraceae1117
Silybum marianumMilk ThistleAsteraceae184.01
[Nectar references]
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