Large Skipper (Ochlodes faunus)
Cheshire local information
When to see: June-July
Where to see: Rough grassland
Caterpillar food plant: Cock's foot (Dactylis glomerata), False Broom (Brachypodium sylvaticum)
Cheshire status: A common and widespread resident, but some reduction in the size of colonies noted during the last few years. Single-brooded flying throughout June and July. Found in a range of habitats where uncultivated grasses are allowed to grow.