Long-tailed Skipper

Urbanus proteus

Genus Urbanus
Subfamily Spread-wing Skippers
Family Skippers
All Massachusetts Species


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Occurrence   Statewide - migrant
Abundance Rare
Flight Period Mid-August to late September
Notes Late season migrant that normally does not get as far north as MA
Overwintering Migrant
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Long-tailed Skipper - Urbanus proteus

Long-tailed Skipper

Photo by Peter Duffy - 9/19/2002
Saugus

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Long-tailed Skipper - Urbanus proteus

Long-tailed Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 10/18/2007
Mission, TX

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Long-tailed Skipper - Urbanus proteus

Long-tailed Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 10/23/2005
Mission, TX

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