Thymelicus acteon - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

HESPERIIDAE

Hesperiinae

Las Descargues, 24 June 2014
Thymelicus acteon Adult

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© Robin Howard

Thymelicus acteon (Rottemburg, 1775)

Lulworth Skipper

Wingspan: 24-29mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August when it can be taken in most areas of floristically-rich and dry grassland locally.

Larvae feed on various grasses, eggs are laid on the underside of stem leaves.

 

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