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Large Skipper

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A common skipper found on grasslands, open spaces and especially on the edges of woodland where there is lots of shrubby vegetation June until early September.


Common Name Large Skipper
Scientific Name Ochlodes venata
Species Group Hesperid Butterflies Skippers
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Hesperid Butterflies Skippers