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57.009 [B&F: 1531] Large Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanus) (Esper, 1777)

 

Common in rough ground, hedgerows, woodland edges, scrub and roadside verges; 0-600 m (0-1800 m in Europe) throughout much of England, rare in southern Scotland; mainland Europe and Fennoscandia. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight common in suitable habitat. Wingspan 28-34 mm. Larva feeds on Cock's-foot and False-brome.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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