57.006 .... B&F 1526
Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris (Poda, 1761) ....
Status .....Common, but suffered a dramatic decline in numbers at Eakring in 1999. Has recovered there since and is generally common in areas of grassland throughout Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Hills and Holes SSSI, Market Warsop June 2017
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP July 2009
Photographed at Eakring Flash July 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Small Skipper
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Darren Matthews. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Pauline Bradford. Nottingham City Council. Steve Horne. Wil Heeney. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2018

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