Carcharodus tripolinus


Carcharodus tripolinus: Male (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Male (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Male (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Adult (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Copulation (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Copulation (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Copulation (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Half-grown larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Half-grown larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Half-grown larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Half-grown larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [M] Carcharodus tripolinus: Leaf shelter of a half-grown larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Leaf shelter of a half-grown larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Leaf shelter of a half-grown larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Leaf shelter of an older larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Leaf shelter of an older larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Leaf shelter of an older larva (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Larval habitat (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N] Carcharodus tripolinus: Larval habitat (S-Spain, Cadiz, Velez de la Frontera, Rio Barbate, late September 2017) [N]

Host plants:
Malvaceae as with C. alceae

Habitat:
Carcharodus tripolinus inhabits various habitats in the open landscape from coastal dunes to arable land.

Life cycle:
As for C. alceae.

Remarks:
Carcharodus tripolinus occurs in N-Africa and is also found in the South of the Iberian Peninsula from S-Portugal to Cadiz and more rarely also further East to Malaga and Almeria.

Carcharodus tripolinus must be dissected to be distinguished from the sibling species C. alceae.



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