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Dingy Skipper

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Peter Orchard

The dingy skipper is associated with birds-foot trefoil and can be found in quarries, on open rough ground, edges of woodland, even on heathland; it is particularly on chalk and limestone. 


Common Name Dingy Skipper
Scientific Name Erynnis tages
Species Group Hesperid Butterflies Skippers
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