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Common Roadside-Skipper - Amblyscirtes vialis
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Common Roadside-Skipper - Pockwock Watershed Rd, NS - 2011-06-28
Photo © Phil Schappert
Status in Nova Scotia
Rare.

Flight Period
Early June to early July.

Habitat
Trails, roads in wooded areas, often near streams.

Larval Foodplants
Grasses.

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Can be confused with Pepper And Salt Skipper.

Notes
To date there are 3 records for NS from the Maritimes Butterfly Atlas: June 24, June 28, July 10 2011, all in Hants Co.

Common Roadside-Skipper - Pockwock Road, NS, 2011-06-24
Common Roadside-Skipper - Pockwock Road, NS - 2011-06-24
2011-06-24
Photo © Rita Viau
Common Roadside-Skipper - Pockwock Road, 2014-07-02
Common Roadside-Skipper - Female - Pockwock Road - 2014-07-02
2014-07-02
Photo © Phil Schappert
Common Roadside-Skipper - Pock, 2014-07-02
Common Roadside-Skipper - Female - Pock - 2014-07-02
2014-07-02
Photo © Phil Schappert