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The images below are considered to be broadly typical of the species. In several species, the less frequently see females are rather more lightly marked and are shown below for comparison purposes.

Pyrgus alveus Pyrgus alveus ssp accretus
Pyrgus andromedae Pyrgus armoricanus
Pyrgus cacaliae Pyrgus carlinae
Pyrgus carthami Pyrgus cirsii
Pyrgus foulquieri Pyrgus malvae/malvoides
Pyrgus onopordi Pyrgus serratulae
Pyrgus sidae Pyrgus warrenensis

 

These are the females of four species where the female is (slightly) more lightly marked than the male.
Pyrgus armoricanus Pyrgus cacaliae
Pyrgus carlinae Pyrgus carthami
Pyrgus cirsii Pyrgus foulquieri
Pyrgus malvae/malvoides Pyrgus onopordi
Pyrgus serratulae Pyrgus sidae