Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)

This species is fairly local in the coastal plain and eastern piedmont of NC. It is generally uncommon to locally fairly common, associated with wet marshy/sedgy edges, ditches, ponds, etc., and is always a delight to find.
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion) Dion Skippers (Euphyes dion), mated pair
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006

Dion Skippers are identified by a combination of relatively large size, orange undersides with a distinct ray through the hindwing, and faint cream spots near the underforewing tip (lacking in Dukes' Skipper).


Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Pender Co., NC
11 Sep 2016
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Pender Co., NC
11 Sep 2016

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion) Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
19 June 2004
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Brunswick Co., NC
28 August 2004

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion), Female
Orange Co., NC
19 Sep 2004
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion), Male
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion) Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
19 June 2004
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
19 June 2004

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion) Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
19 June 2004
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
19 June 2004

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion), Male
Washington Co., NC
17 June 2001

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion) Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion), Female
Orange Co., NC
8 Sep 2005
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion), Worn
Chatham Co., NC
24 Sep 2005

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion) Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Brunswick Co., NC
28 August 2004
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Pender Co., NC
13 Sep 2009

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion) Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Orange Co., NC
15 Aug 2010
Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
St. Clair Co., MI
7 July 2012

Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
Pender Co., NC
11 Sep 2016

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