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Large Skipper

Pictured: large skipper, ochlodes sylvanus

Notes from Jenyns: lanes near Ely, Bottisham fen, & elsewhere, common.

200-year trend in Cambridgeshire: Little change.

Modern records

The large skipper is thought to have always been widespread and common and is still often seen throughout the county today.

National records map

Large skipper national records map: https://species.nbnatlas.org/species/NHMSYS0021143464