Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)

Local but usually common in wet grassy areas across the entire state of North Carolina, Least Skippers are tiny and have three broods, flying from Spring well into Fall.
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Buncombe Co., NC
8 Sep 2012

Nectaring on Broadleaf Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia).


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Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Brunswick Co., NC
28 May 2003
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Orange Co., NC
19 May 2004

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Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Worn
Durham Co., NC
17 July 2004
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Nectaring on goldenrod (Solidago)
Alligator River NWR, Dare Co., NC
2 Oct 2005

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Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Wake Co., NC
2 Sep 2007
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Chatham Co, NC
17 Sep 2005

Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)

This Least Skipper "jumped" when the flash of my camera fired.

Wake Co., NC
2 Sep 2007

#7554
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Ashe Co., NC
24 Aug 2016

#4929
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Quail Roost, Durham Co., NC
16 Aug 2020

#4927
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Quail Roost, Durham Co., NC
16 Aug 2020

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Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Kankakee Sands, Newston Co., IN
30 July 2015

Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Lanark Co., Ontario
13 July 2018

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