Steven Cheshire's British Butterflies
British Butterflies: Species: Family Hesperiidae
Family Hesperiidae
You can also view a list of all species by family or an alphabetical list of species by common name, latin name or UK status.
Family Hesperiidae Family Lycaenidae Family Nymphalidae Family Papilionidae Family Pieridae
Hesperiidae Lycaenidae Nymphalidae Papilionidae Pieridae
Resident Species (8)
Click for futher details about the Chequered Skipper. Chequered Skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon)
Click for futher details about the Dingy Skipper. Dingy Skipper (Erynnis tages)
Click for futher details about the Essex Skipper. Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Click for futher details about the Grizzled Skipper. Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus malvae)
Click for futher details about the Large Skipper. Large Skipper (Ochlodes venata)
Click for futher details about the Lulworth Skipper. Lulworth Skipper (Thymelicus acteon)
Click for futher details about the Silver-spotted Skipper. Silver-spotted Skipper (Hesperia comma)
Click for futher details about the Small Skipper. Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)
Extinct Species (3) (species once present in Britain but now extinct)
Click for futher details about the Large Chequered Skipper. Large Chequered Skipper (Heteropterus morpheus)
Click for futher details about the Mallow Skipper. Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae)
Click for futher details about the Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper. Oberthur's Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus armoricanus)
European Species (4) (species not present in the UK)
Click for futher details about the Marbled Skipper. Marbled Skipper (Carcharodus lavatherae)
Click for futher details about the Red Underwing Skipper. Red Underwing Skipper (Spialia sertorius)
Click for futher details about the Rosy Grizzled Skipper. Rosy Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus onopordi)
Click for futher details about the Safflower Skipper. Safflower Skipper (Pyrgus carthami)