Black Dash

Euphyes conspicua

Genus Euphyes
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   "Statewide, except Islands - resident"
Abundance Uncommon to fairly common; maximum 212
Flight Period July 3 - August 10
Notes Swamp Milkweed is a great attractant for this butterfly
Overwintering ?
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Black Dash

Photo by Tom Murray - 7/20/2003
Harvard, MA

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Black Dash

Photo by Tom Murray - 7/20/2003
Harvard, MA

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Black Dash

Photo by Frank Model - 7/10/2007
Amherst
Female

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Black Dash

Photo by Frank Model - 7/10/2007
Amherst
Female

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Black Dash

Photo by Frank Model - 7/21/2007
New Salem
Male

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Black Dash

Photo by Frank Model - 7/14/2007
New Salem
Courting Pair

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Black Dash

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 3/17/2006
Cummington

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