Hesperiidae: Pyrginae

1534 (ABH57.002) Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR06904

Connington Ballast Tip
Connington Ballast Tip
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Connington Ballast Tip
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
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Monks Wood
Monks Wood
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Woodwalton Marsh
Woodwalton Marsh
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Woodwalton Marsh (female)
Woodwalton Marsh (female)
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Connington Old Railway Sidings
Connington Old Railway Sidings
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Monks Wood, July 2006
Monks Wood, July 2006
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Monks Wood, July 2007
Monks Wood, July 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood, Aug. 2007
Monks Wood, Aug. 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Larval web in Creeping Cinquefoil with full-grown larva, Monks Wood, Aug. 2008
Larval web in Creeping Cinquefoil with full-grown larva, Monks Wood, Aug. 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Larval web on Silverweed (Potentilla anserina), Monks Wood, July 2007
Larval web on Silverweed (Potentilla anserina), Monks Wood, July 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Ova on Creeping Cinquefoil, Monks Wood, June 2007
Ova on Creeping Cinquefoil, Monks Wood, June 2007
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 23-29mm
Foodplant(s): agrimonys (Agrimonia spp.), Creeping Cinquefoil (Potentilla reptans), Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca), Rosaceae (Rosaceae spp.)
Flying: One generation, late April-June
UK Presence: Resident

Habitat

Woodland rides and clearings and unimproved grassland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 42 (15.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 April to 16 August



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green, yellow, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5