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Chequered Skipper
Chequered Skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon)
Dingy Skipper
Dingy Skipper (Erynnis tages)
Grizzled Skipper
Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus malvae)
Small Skipper
Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)
Essex Skipper
Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Lulworth Skipper
Lulworth Skipper (Thymelicus acteon)
Large Skipper
Large Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanus)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Silver-spotted Skipper (Hesperia comma)
Wood White
Wood White (Leptidea sinapis)
Cryptic Wood White
Cryptic Wood White (Leptidea juvernica)
Clouded Yellow
Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus)
Brimstone
Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)
Large White
Large White (Pieris brassicae)
Small White
Small White (Pieris rapae)
Green-veined White
Green-veined White (Pieris napi)
Orange-tip
Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines)
Green Hairstreak
Green Hairstreak (Callophrys rubi)
Brown Hairstreak
Brown Hairstreak (Thecla betulae)
Purple Hairstreak
Purple Hairstreak (Favonius quercus)
White-letter Hairstreak
White-letter Hairstreak (Satyrium w-album)
Black Hairstreak
Black Hairstreak (Satyrium pruni)
Small Copper
Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)
Small Blue
Small Blue (Cupido minimus)
Silver-studded Blue
Silver-studded Blue (Plebejus argus)
Brown Argus
Brown Argus (Aricia agestis)
Northern Brown Argus
Northern Brown Argus (Aricia artaxerxes)
Common Blue
Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)
Chalkhill Blue
Chalkhill Blue (Polyommatus coridon )
Adonis Blue
Adonis Blue (Polyommatus bellargus )
Holly Blue
Holly Blue (Celastrina argiolus)