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Pepper And Salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon
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Pepper And Salt Skipper - Bedford, NS - 2011-07-01
Photo © Jim Edsall
Status in Nova Scotia
Rare. Ferguson says "Scarce and very local".

Flight Period
Late May to early July.

Habitat
Wood edges, streams.

Larval Foodplants
Grasses.

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Can be confused with Common Roadside-Skipper.

Notes
To date there are only 2 records for NS from the Maritimes Butterfly Atlas: 11 June 2011 (Annapolis Co.) 1 July 2011 (Halifax Co.)