Main: (Hesperiidae / Hesperiinae)
57.007 [B&F: 1528] Lulworth Skipper (Thymelicus acteon) (Rottemburg, 1775)


Notes: A rare Red Data Book species, on south-facing hillsides, clifftops and undercliffs; 0-150 m (0-1600 m in Europe) in parts of Dorset; mainland Europe and Canary Islands. Not recorded in recent years in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 22-26 mm. Larva feeds on Tor-grass.

Flightime guide

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
Click for density map

Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
Click for distribution map

Detail records

Holmsley old railway line1101920Adult
Web Hosting from Vision Internet Limited