A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Sage Skipper

The sage skipper is a true dry habitat species which is found in harsh, bleak and sparsely vegetated places.  Restricted to Symi, Karpathos and Kithira on the Greek islands and the Greek mainland. Also found in other areas of the Southern Mediterranean where its preferred plant is phlomis and it has two broods with a long flight season from April to September.


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