Common Checkered-Skipper

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Legend:

Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.


Common Checkered-Skipper (1–1.5") Uncommon: L-Aug to E-Oct Open, weedy areas White clover Mallows, hollyhocks
Checkered White

Really early!
May 13, 2013
Gorman Natural Resource Area
Linda Hunt

Checkered White

August 12, 2012
Sykesville
Nancy Magnusson

Checkered Skipper

August 14, 2016
Western Regional Park
Bill Hill

Checkered Skipper

August 18, 2016
Jennings Chapel Road
Linda Hunt

Checkered Skipper

August 20, 2011
Western Regional Park
Sue Muller

Checkered Skipper

August 22, 2012
Elkhorn Garden Plots
Allen Lewis

Checkered Skipper

August 30, 2016
Elkhorn Garden Plots
Jim Wilkinson

Checkered Skipper

September 6, 2013
Jennings Chapel Road
Linda Hunt

Checkered Skipper

September 18, 2010
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Checkered Skipper

September 27, 2012
Western Regional Park Park
Bonnie Ott

Checkered Skipper

October 2, 2010
West Friendship Park
Bonnie Ott

Checkered Skipper

October 8, 2011
Centennial Park
Annette Allor

Checkered Skipper

October 9, 2011
Centennial Park
Annette Allor

Checkered Skipper

October 15, 2011
Centennial Park
Annette Allor

12Checkered Skipper

October 22, 2015
Elkridge
Linda Hunt