Appendix A: (Hesperiidae / Hesperiinae)
57.0071 [B&F: 1530] Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus) (Drury, 1773)

 

Notes: Common in open areas and gardens throughout much of North America. Two were found at Barnstaple in Devon in 1820, presumably having arrived on board a ship from North America. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 20-30 mm. Larva feeds on various grasses.

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