Lulworth Skipper

Thymelicus acteon

family - Hesperiidae (Skippers)

Lulworth Skipper butterfly

The Lulworth Skipper is a small brown butterfly.

My personal observations of Lulworth Skipper:

seen in countryside: July

Butterfly sightings 2005:

Lulworth Skipper, 12 July 2005

Reference Section

Size: 25-27mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: July-August

Habitat: grassy slopes on Dorset coast around Lulworth cove
Larval Food Plants: grasses

Family Group: Hesperiidae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 17 July, 2005