Indian Skipper (Hesperia sassacus)

In NC, this butterfly is rare to uncommon and found only in the mountains. Indian Skippers are single brooded, flying in May/June. The host plants are various grasses, and this species is commonly found nectaring on Red Clover.
Indian Skipper (Hesperia sassacus) Indian Skipper (Hesperia sassacus)
Haywood Co., NC 13 May 2005
same individual

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Created on ... May 20, 2005 | Updated on ... May 20, 2005 |