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Butterflies - Chequered Skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon)

Extinct 19th Century in Warwickshire.

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Extinct in Warwickshire.


Find out more about the Chequered Skipper online at the following links;

Flight Chart
The flight chart below is based on observations of the adult Chequered Skipper butterfly in Warwickshire between 2005 and 2008. Peak periods are shown in dark green.

Chequered Skipper Flight Chart

Distribution Maps

Chequered Skipper - 2011 records / distribution. Chequered Skipper - 2010 records / distribution. Chequered Skipper - 2000 to 2009 records / distribution.
2011 (1yr) 2010 (1yr) 2000-09 (10yr)

Chequered SkipperChequered Skipper © Keith Warmington - male

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