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Lulworth Skipper

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Lulworth Skipper

Special features: The upper wings feature a golden coloured 'C' shaped marking.

Latin name: Thymelicus acteon

Size: Wingspan approximately 25mms.

Distribution: Only found on the chalk hills and cliffs of Dorset, England, between Weymouth and Swanage.

Months seen: July to September

Food: Nectar. The green caterpillars feed on Tor grass.

Habitat: Tall grassland and meadows.

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