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The Southern Grizzled Skipper is a species of skipper . It is found from central France, southern Switzerland and Austria, south to Spain, Portugal and Italy. It is found up to heights of 2,500 meters.

The wingspan is 24–26 mm. Adults are on wing from April to September. The larva feed on ''Potentilla'', ''Agrimonie'' and ''Fragaria'' species, but primarily ''Potentilla erecta''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Jan 8, 2016. Captured Apr 22, 2015 13:04.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm