Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Amblyscirtes hegon

Genus Amblyscirtes
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Primarily western MA
Abundance Uncommon
Flight Period Mid-May to late June
Notes Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary is a very good spot for it.
Overwintering Larva
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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/15/2004
Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/18/2004
Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/18/2004
Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Dale Rhoda - 5/31/2006
Tom's Swamp, Petersham

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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Bill Bouton - 6/1/2006
Tom's Swamp, Petersham

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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Bill Bouton - 6/1/2006
Tom's Swamp, Petersham

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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/1/2006
Tom's Swamp, Petersham

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Pepper-and-salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon

Pepper-and-salt Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/1/2007
Tom's Swamp, Petersham

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