Northern Cloudywing

Thorybes pylades

Genus Thorybes
Subfamily Spread-wing Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Uncommon
Flight Period Mid-May to mid-July
Notes Cloudywing flights coincide with blackberry blossoming
Overwintering Larva
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Northern Cloudywing

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 6/29/2002
Martin Burns WMA, West Newbury

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Northern Cloudywing

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/8/2002
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn

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Northern Cloudywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 6/4/2002
Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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Northern Cloudywing

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

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Northern Cloudywing

Photo by Frank Model - 6/17/2005
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst
Ovipositing Female

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Northern Cloudywing

Photo by Frank Model - 6/17/2005
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst

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Northern Cloudywing

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/2/2006
Monson

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