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Small Skipper,Compton Farm,IOW

Observed: 28th July 2013 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

Small Skipper seen on Cirsium vulgare on the coastal footpath at Compton Farm.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris) interacts

Comments

ranon.2011's picture

Might it be an 'Essex'?

Might it be an 'Essex'?

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Essex

Not an invertebrate specialist so I don't know,had assumed it was a small skipper, will be interested to see what others think!I see the Essex has black under the tip of the antennae, which this appears to have.

David J Trevan

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That is also what I thought -

That is also what I thought - be brave David, have a go :)