Species Chart

This page contains a listing of all primary species found in the UK. The species are organised by the family to which they belong.

Family: Hesperiidae

Dingy Skipper - larva - Thatcham - 19-Aug-13 (9) [REARED]

Dingy Skipper
Erynnis tages
Photo © Pete Eeles

Grizzled Skipper - larva - Thatcham - 21-Aug-11 (3) [REARED]

Grizzled Skipper
Pyrgus malvae
Photo © Pete Eeles

Heteropterus morpheus - Larva [Wolfgang Wagner]

Large Chequered Skipper
Heteropterus morpheus
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Chequered Skipper - larva (5th instar) - Glasdrum Wood - 10-Apr-16

Chequered Skipper
Carterocephalus palaemon
Photo © Pete Eeles

Essex Skipper - larva - Kent - 22-Jun-07 [Marc Heath]

Essex Skipper
Thymelicus lineola
Photo © Marc Heath

c 1526 Small Skipper larw 10 23#001 [Ben Smart]

Small Skipper
Thymelicus sylvestris
Photo © Ben Smart

Thymelicus acteon - Larva (eastern Swabian Alb, Southern Germany) [Wolfgang Wagner]

Lulworth Skipper
Thymelicus acteon
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Silver-spotted Skipper - larva - Thatcham - 16-Jul-13 (2) [REARED]

Silver-spotted Skipper
Hesperia comma
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large Skipper - larva - Thatcham - 12-May-16 [REARED]

Large Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanus
Photo © Pete Eeles