European Skipper

Thymelicus lineola

Genus Thymelicus
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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European Skipper

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Abundant
Flight Period June and July
Notes In places and at times, outnumbers all other butterflies combined
Overwintering Egg
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European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/17/2001
Quail Run

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European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 6/24/2004
Great Blue Hill, Milton

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European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 8/30/2005
Dixville, NH

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European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/14/2006
Amherst
Male

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European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/1/2007
Graves Farm, Williamsburg
Mating

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European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/9/2005
Amherst

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European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/7/2004
Cummington

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