Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)

Generally fairly rare but seemingly increasing in NC, this species is usually found near Canna (its hostplant) and usually in the coastal plain, although a few records from the piedmont exist. It is a strong flier and can wander widely.
New Hanover Co., NC
28 August 2004

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Created on ... September 2, 2004 | Updated on ... September 2, 2004 |