Little Glassywing

Pompeius verna

Genus Pompeius
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Statewide (except Islands) - resident
Abundance Uncommon
Flight Period Late June to mid-August
Notes Misidentified so often that it is hard to know its true status
Overwintering Probably Larva
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Little Glassywing

Photo by Mike Walker - 7/7/2002

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Little Glassywing

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 7/11/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Little Glassywing

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/8/2001

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Little Glassywing

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/28/2001
Dunback Meadow Conservation Area, Lexington

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Little Glassywing

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/9/2000
Northeastern University Campus, Burlington

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Little Glassywing

Photo © Marj Rines
Woburn

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Little Glassywing

Photo by Frank Model - 6/29/2006
Amherst
Female

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Little Glassywing

Photo by Frank Model - 6/22/2007
Amherst
Male

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Little Glassywing

Photo by Frank Model - 6/21/2007
Amherst
Male

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