Appendix A: (Hesperiidae / Pyrginae)
57.0011 [B&F: 1533] Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae) (Esper, 1780)


Notes: Common on roadside verges, hillsides and flower meadows; 0-2000 m throughout much of mainland Europe. Two were found in Surrey in 1923, where they were considered to have been introduced accidentally. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 26-34 mm. Larva feeds on Common Mallow.

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Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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