Silver-spotted Skipper

Epargyreus clarus

Genus Epargyreus
Subfamily Spread-wing Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common to abundant
Flight Period Mid-May to early October
Notes A common butterfly of both garden and meadow
Overwintering Pupa
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Silver-spotted Skipper

Photo by Joe Adams - 8/1/2003
Winthrop

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Silver-spotted Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 8/20/2005
Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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Silver-spotted Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/18/2007
Cummington

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Silver-spotted Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/2/2007
Blue Hills, Milton

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Silver-spotted Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/17/2006
Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, Worcester

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