Atlas - Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvi

Grizzled Skipper on a dandelion-like flower, showing how small the butterfly is.

Photo: Rex Bale

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Ecological group

  • Habitat specialist  ?

Conservation priority

  • Medium in SW & High in UK  ?

Distribution trends

Long term 15-year distribution trends
1970-1984 2000-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 128 231 +80%
Rank order  ? 34/47 32/47 Up 2 places
Short term 5-year distribution trends
1995-1999 2010-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 147 141 -4%
Rank order  ? 29/47 32/47 Down 3 places

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