Delaware Skipper

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Genus Anatrytone
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Delaware Skipper

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Occurrence   Statewide (except Islands?) - resident
Abundance Fairly common to common; maximum 57
Flight Period June 18 - September 23 (mainly late June to early August)
Notes September record a rare partial second brood?
Overwintering Larva or Pupa (K)
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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 7/6/2002
Acton

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 7/6/2002
Acton

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 7/6/2002
Acton

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Delaware Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/2/2001
Dunback Meadow Conservation Area, Lexington

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Delaware Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/8/2001

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Tom Lewis - 7/14/2003
Quabbin Reservoir, Hardwick

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/14/2007
North Adams
Female

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/12/2007
Moran Wildlife Management Area, Windsor
Male

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 2004

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/19/2006
Cummington

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Delaware Skipper

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/25/2005
Cummington

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