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Least Skipper - Ancyloxypha numitor
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Least Skipper - McIntosh Run, Spryfield NS - 2012-07-12
Photo © Phil Schappert
Status in Nova Scotia
Common

Flight Period
July to early October.

Habitat
Wet areas, ditches, wet meadows.

Larval Foodplants
Wetland grasses.

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Can be confused with the European Skipper.

Least Skipper - Roaches Pond Park, NS, 2008-07-17
Least Skipper - Roaches Pond Park, NS - 2008-07-17
2008-07-17
Photo © Phil Schappert
Least Skipper - Miners Marsh, NS, 2013-08-24
Least Skipper - Miners Marsh, NS - 2013-08-24
2013-08-24
Photo © Cecil Pulsifer