Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)
Peak District local information
When to see: July-August
Where to see: Rough grassland
Caterpillar food plant: Yorkshire-fog (Holcus lanatus), Creeping Soft-grass (Holcus mollis), Timothy (Phleum pratense)
Peak District status: Common and widespread resident. Occurs in all types of rough and semi-improved grassland, road verges and moorland valleys up to around 400m. Flies from late June to the beginning of September.