Dun Skipper

Euphyes vestris

Genus Euphyes
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common to abundant
Flight Period Late June to early September
Notes Males oh so plain, but hey, that's how you recognize them
Overwintering Larva
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Dun Skipper

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

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Dun Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 8/6/2004
Lancaster

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Dun Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/20/2007
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst
Female

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Dun Skipper

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

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Dun Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/13/2005
Amherst
Courting Pair

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