Swarthy 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.




Swarthy Skipper (1–1.2") Uncommon: Jun, Aug & Sep Dry fields with broomsedge Low grassblades Little bluestem beardgrass
Swarthy Skipper

June 10, 2012
Mt Pleasant
Annette Allor

Swarthy Skipper

June 26, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt

Swarthy Skipper

June 26, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt

Swarthy Skipper

June 26, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt

Swarthy Skipper

July 19, 2014
Robinson Nature Center
Linda Hunt

Swarthy Skipper

August 20, 2016
Robinson Nature Center
Bill Hill

Swarthy Skipper

Female
September 2, 2013
Murray Hill powerline
Linda Hunt