Hesperioidea

Hesperiinae

Imago
Genus
Hesperia
Species
comma
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Silver Spotted Skipper
French Vernacular
Virgule
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: Male 29-34mm, Female 32-37mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species of warm, floristically rich meadows and limestone pavement, in some years quite a common species.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on different grasses eg. (Festuca and Agrostis)

Overwinter: As an egg

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