Crossline Skipper

Polites origenes

Genus Polites
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Fairly common
Flight Period Late June to mid-August
Notes Identify females with caution
Overwintering Larva
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Crossline Skipper - Polites origenes

Crossline Skipper

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 7/6/2002
Acton

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Crossline Skipper - Polites origenes

Crossline Skipper

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 7/21/2002
Acton

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Crossline Skipper - Polites origenes

Crossline Skipper

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 7/21/2002
Acton

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Crossline Skipper - Polites origenes

Crossline Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/11/2002
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn

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Crossline Skipper - Polites origenes

Crossline Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/16/2007
Blue Hills, Milton
Male

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