Broad-winged Skipper

Species caption line: Cols 1 - 2: Species common name (followed by the wingspan range in inches). Col 3: Occurrence level & flight period. Col 4: Habitat. Col 5: Typically visits (for nectaring). Col 6: Larval host plants.

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; UMDCF - University of Maryland Central Farm.

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Broad-winged Skipper (1.2–2.3") Rare: L-Jun to E-Jul Fresh & brackish marshes Buttonbush, milkweeds Phragmites,wild rice, marsh millet
Broad-winged Skipper

July 28, 2011
Lake Elkhorn (powerlines)
Allen Lewis

Broad-winged Skipper

July 28, 2011
Lake Elkhorn (powerlines)
Allen Lewis

Broad-winged Skipper

July 11, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt

Broad-winged Skipper

July 11, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt

Broad-winged Skipper

July 11, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt