Atlas - Large Skipper

Ochlodes sylvanus

Large Skipper butterfly

Photo: Chris Rowland

Distribution map

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Ecological group

  • Wider countryside species  ?

Conservation priority

  • Low in SW & UK  ?

Distribution trends

Long term 15-year distribution trends
1970-1984 2000-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 559 1134 +103%
Rank order  ? 18/47 18/47 No change
Short term 5-year distribution trends
1995-1999 2010-2014 Change
Distribution (km squares) 673 772 +15%
Rank order  ? 17/47 16/47 Up 1 place

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