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Grizzled Skipper - Pyrgus malvae - female (top) - male (middle) - male, form taras (bottom). Wingspan 20mm. A well-marked skipper. Adult has dark grey-brown upperwings with striking white spots; underwings are reddish-brown with numerous pale spots. Flies May–June. Larva feeds on Wild Strawberry and various cinquefoils. Locally common in southern England and south Wales. Associated with undisturbed grassland and woodland clearings where larval foodplants thrive.
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Grizzled Skipper - Pyrgus malvae - female (top) - male (middle) - male, form taras (bottom). Wingspan 20mm. A well-marked skipper. Adult has dark grey-brown upperwings with striking white spots; underwings are reddish-brown with numerous pale spots. Flies May–June. Larva feeds on Wild Strawberry and various cinquefoils. Locally common in southern England and south Wales. Associated with undisturbed grassland and woodland clearings where larval foodplants thrive.

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Date: 3 Dec 2014
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/Nature Photographers Ltd
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