Brazilian Skipper

Calpodes ethlius

Genus Calpodes
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Southeastern coastal MA - migrant
Abundance Extremely rare; a few old records from Nantucket & New Bedford
Flight Period Late summer-fall; the MA records are from September
Notes Caterpillars and/or eggs could arrive in MA on Canna Lilies
Overwintering (Migrant)
More info Massachusetts Butterfly Atlas Website

Brazilian Skipper

Photo by Sue Cloutier - 9/7/2003
Northampton Community Gardens

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Brazilian Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 10/20/2006
Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, TX

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Brazilian Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 10/19/2007
Rancho Lomitas, Starr County, TX

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