Fiery Skipper

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

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


Fiery Skipper (1.25–1.5") Uncommon: L-Aug to M-Sep Marshy areas Tickseed sunflower Crabgrass, Bermuda grass
Fiery Skipper

Male
July 11, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Fiery Skipper

Male
August 8, 2012
UMDCF
Annette Allor

Fiery Skipper

Male
August 22, 2012
UMDCF
Nancy Magnusson

Fiery Skipper

Male
September 19, 2010
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Fiery Skipper

Male
September 20, 2013
Murray Hill
Linda Hunt

Fiery Skipper

Male
September 24, 2009
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Fiery Skipper

Male
September 25, 2011
Font Hill Wetland Park
Annette Allor

Fiery Skipper

Male
September 25, 2011
Font Hill Wetland Park
Annette Allor

Fiery Skipper

Male
September 30, 2013
Murray Hill
Linda Hunt

Fiery Skipper

Male
October 8, 2011
Font Hill Wetland Park
Annette Allor

Fiery Skipper

Male
October 20, 2016
Ellicott City
Jeff Culler

Fiery Skipper

Male
November 3, 2015
Patuxent Branch Trail
Linda Hunt

On the female, the spots are more smeared
out and the background color is a drabber
shade of yellow.

Fiery Skipper

Female
September 24, 2011
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Fiery Skipper

Female
September 24, 2011
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Fiery Skipper

Female
September 24, 2011
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott