Leonard's Skipper

Hesperia leonardus

Genus Hesperia
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Leonard's Skipper

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Uncommon to fairly common
Flight Period Mid-August to late September
Notes
Overwintering Larva
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Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus

Leonard's Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 9/26/1999
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn

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Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus

Leonard's Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 8/21/2003
Great Blue Hill, Milton

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Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus

Leonard's Skipper

Photo by Dave Small - 8/29/1999
South Athol Trestle

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Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus

Leonard's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 8/30/2007
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst
Female

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Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus

Leonard's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 8/30/2007
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst
Female

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Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus

Leonard's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 9/6/2005
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst
Male

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Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus

Leonard's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 9/1/2005
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst
Male

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