Dark grey-brown with darker spots forming two bands across the forewings. It has small white coloured dots along the edge of each wing.The underside is pale fawn with white dots.

I mistook this at first glance for a moth.


Dingy Skipper (Erynnis tages)

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Where to sight species

Sunny banks and hillsides.

Brook, Brighstone, Brading butterfly walk.


© Zoe Hughes
Sighting Times
Early Spring to Early Summer.


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