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Small Skipper, or Large? Male or Female?

Observed: 24th July 2012 By: rod williamsrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebratesrod williams’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Species with which Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris) interacts

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I agree with Chris that an

I agree with Chris that an upperside view would be needed for completely confident determination of gender (males have a black sex brand on the forewing) but I think this looks to me like a female in the process of egg laying.

Jonathan Wallace