Silver-spotted Skipper Hesperia comma (Linn.)

 

Restricted to the S & SE corner of England. Very localized.

Well-grazed chalk grassland.

Sheep's-fescue.

Usually late July to early September.



2017.08.27 Surrey Denbies 10+ UK Butterflies
2017.08.25 Dorset Fontmell Down 11 Dorset BC
2017.08.25 Hampshire Old Winchester Hill 6 Hants & IOW BC
2017.08.24 Sussex Malling Down 4 Sussex BC
2017.08.22 Dorset Fontmell Down 12 Dorset BC
2017.08.21 Dorset Fontmell Down 7 Dorset BC
2017.08.20 Oxfordshire Aston Rowant 6 Upper Thames BC
2017.08.18 Sussex Malling Down 40+ Sussex BC
2017.08.16 Sussex Lewes Downs several Sussex BC
2017.08.16 Sussex Cradle Valley many Sussex BC
2017.08.15 Dorset Fontmell Down 2 Dorset BC
2017.08.15 Wiltshire Warren Hill 3 Wilts BC
2017.08.14 Buckinghamshire Kimble Rifle Range 11+ Upper Thames BC
2017.08.13 Hampshire Oxenbourne Down 3 Hants & IOW BC
2017.08.13 Buckinghamshire Great Kimble Warren 28 Upper Thames BC
2017.08.11 Sussex Chantry Hill 1+ Sussex BC
2017.08.11 Sussex Windover Hill many Sussex BC
2017.08.11 Sussex Cissbury Ring 1+ Sussex BC
2017.08.10 Dorset Fontmell Down 3 Dorset BC
2017.08.10 Hampshire Stockbridge Down 1 Riley, Adrian
2017.08.10 Sussex Chantry Hill 3 Sussex BC
2017.08.07 Hampshire Broughton Down several Hants & IOW BC
2017.08.07 Sussex Beachy Head many Sussex BC
2017.08.07 Sussex Mill Hill 11 Sussex BC
2017.08.07 Sussex Anchor Bottom 6 Sussex BC
2017.08.07 Sussex Chantry Hill 19 Sussex BC
2017.08.02 Sussex Cissbury Ring 28 Sussex BC
2017.08.01 Sussex Windover Hill 3 Sussex BC
2017.08.01 Sussex Deep Dene 1 Sussex BC
2017.07.31 Kent Lydden Down 7 UK Butterflies
2017.07.30 Sussex Wolstonbury Hill 4 Sussex BC
2017.07.29 Sussex Windover Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.07.28 Hampshire Broughton Down 20+ Hants & IOW BC
2017.07.27 Oxfordshire Aston Rowant 6 McLennan, Alex
2017.07.23 Buckinghamshire Grangelands 1 Upper Thames BC
2017.07.23 Oxfordshire Aston Rowant 7 Upper Thames BC
2017.07.21 Sussex Wendover Hill 1 Sussex BC
2017.07.21 Sussex Lancing Ring many Sussex BC
2017.07.20 Oxfordshire Aston Rowant 2 Upper Thames BC
2017.07.19 Hampshire Broughton Down 3 Hants & IOW BC
2017.07.15 Surrey Juniper Top 1 Surrey BC 
2017.07.13 Sussex Cradle Valley 1 Sussex BC
2017.07.09 Sussex Cradle Valley several Sussex BC
2017.07.07 Oxfordshire Locality not known 1+ BC First Sightings
2017.07.07 Sussex High & Over 1 Sussex BC