Peck's Skipper

Polites peckius

Genus Polites
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common; maximum 305
Flight Period May 13 - October 26 (mainly late May to mid-September)
Notes Common in fields and gardens alike
Overwintering Larva and Pupa
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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 8/8/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 5/30/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 8/8/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Female

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Peck's Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines

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Peck's Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines
Brooks Estate, Winchester

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Peck's Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 8/8/2000
Middlesex Fells, Medford

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Peck's Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/25/1999
Lexington

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 10/4/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/10/2005
Amherst
Female

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/17/2007
Wentworth Location, NH
Male

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/12/2007
Amherst
Mating

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 8/23/2007
Amherst
Mating

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 8/8/2005
Northampton Community Gardens
Courting Pair

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Peck's Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 7/26/2007
Gorham, NH

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