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Tawny-edged Skipper - Polites themistocles
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Tawny-edged Skipper - Male - Waverley Rd, Dartmouth, NS - 2001-06-24
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia

Flight Period
Mid-June to early August.

Moist grassy meadows, fields, roadsides.

Larval Foodplants
Grasses including panic grass (Panicum spp.), crab grass (Digitaria spp.), and blue grass (Poa spp.).

Similar Species in Nova Scotia

Further Reading

Tawny-edged Skipper - Laurie Park, NS, 2011-07-02
Tawny-edged Skipper - Laurie Park, NS - 2011-07-02
Photo © Jim Edsall
Tawny-edged Skipper - Pockwock Watershed Rd, NS, 2011-07-20
Tawny-edged Skipper - Pockwock Watershed Rd, NS - 2011-07-20
Photo © Phil Schappert
Tawny-edged Skipper - Apple River, NS, 2012-07-13
Tawny-edged Skipper - Apple River, NS - 2012-07-13
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer