Hobomok Skipper

Poanes hobomok

Genus Poanes
Subfamily Grass Skippers
Family Skippers
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Hobomok Skipper

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Occurrence   Statewide (except Nantucket?) - resident
Abundance Fairly common; maximum 30
Flight Period May 16 - July 23 (mainly late May to late June)
Notes Many more sightings in recent years; always a good find
Overwintering ?
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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 6/3/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Hobomok Skipper with Pepper-and-Salt Skipper

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 6/2/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/6/1999
Brooks Estate, Winchester

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/15/1999
Brooks Estate, Winchester

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo © Marj Rines - 5/28/2000
Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/21/2004
Orange

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Tom Murray - 6/12/2004
North Adams
`Pocahontas` form

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/11/2007
Amherst
Female

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/12/2007
Amherst
Pocahontas' form

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 5/30/2007
Amherst
Male

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/7/2007
Amherst
Male

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Frank Model - 6/15/2007
Pittsburg, NH

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/5/2007
Cummington

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/5/2007
Cummington

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Hobomok Skipper

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/5/2007
Cummington

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