Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)

Generally uncommon (to locally fairly common) and widespread in NC, this single-brooded species flies only in the springtime. Note the obvious white "eyebrow". This species varies over its range in the amount of white spotting in the underhindwing. The two individuals below were found in the same location on the same day.
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hiana) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hiana)
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Holly Shelter Gamelands
Pender Co., NC
24 April 2004
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Holly Shelter Gamelands
Pender Co., NC
24 April 2004

Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Pender Co., NC
23 April 2006

Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hiana) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hiana)
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Korstian Division, Duke Forest
Orange Co., NC
5 May 2004
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Clay Co., NC
22 May 2005

Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Durham Co., NC
2 May 2006
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Caswell Co., NC
4 May 2006

Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Duke Forest Durham Division, Orange Co., NC
25 Apr 2006
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Duke Forest Durham Division, Orange Co., NC
25 Apr 2006

Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Bennett Place, Durham Co., NC
25 Apr 2006
Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Clay Co., NC
13 May 2006

Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Blackwood Division, Duke Forest, Orange Co., NC
16 May 2006

Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Alleghany Co., NC
2 June 2007

Worn female


Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna) Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
Clay Co., NC
19 May 2007


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