Main: (Hesperiidae / Heteropterinae)
57.004 [B&F: 1525] Chequered Skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon) (Pallas, 1771)

 

Notes: An endangered Red Data Book species, in damp grassland and woodland edges; 300-700 m (200-1600 m in Europe) in parts of Argyll and Inverness-shire; central Europe and Fennoscandia. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 29-31 mm. Larva feeds on Purple Moor-grass, False-brome and Tor-grass.

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