Attributes of Oligoria maculata

Twin-spot Skipper
Oligoria maculata (W.H. Edwards, 1865)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Wings are rounded and brown-black. Upperside of forewing has 4 transparent spots. Underside of hindwing has a pale red-brown overlay and 3 oval white spots, 2 of which are close together.
Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 5/8 inches (3.5 - 4.2 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Two broods from April-September, possibly three broods in Florida.
Caterpillar Hosts: Grasses.
Adult Food: Nectar including that from pickerelweed flowers.
Habitat: Coastal swamps and pinewoods.
Range: Coastal North Carolina south through Florida and west along the Gulf Coast to east Texas. A rare stray to Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
September 09, 2014 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States November 21, 2014 Details
September 01, 2013 Lois Stacey Charleston County, South Carolina, United States September 10, 2013 Details
September 06, 2013 TallyCannon Wakulla County, Florida, United States September 10, 2013 Details
July 09, 2013 bentert Collier County, Florida, United States August 14, 2013 Details
May 25, 2013 scvirginia Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States June 27, 2013 Details
February 06, 2013 bentert Collier County, Florida, United States March 09, 2013 Details
April 10, 2012 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Baldwin County, Alabama, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 11, 2012 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Baldwin County, Alabama, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 26, 2012 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Bibb County, Alabama, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 29, 2012 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States November 07, 2012 Details
October 20, 2012 bentert Collier County, Florida, United States November 07, 2012 Details
April 19, 2012 BOGwalker Franklin County, Florida, United States May 14, 2012 Details
August 30, 2011 jarap Bibb County, Georgia, United States September 06, 2011 Details
August 25, 2010 legacy.reporter (Travis Maclendon) Calhoun County, Florida, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 25, 2010 legacy.reporter (Travis Maclendon) Calhoun County, Florida, United States December 31, 2010 Details
September 17, 2010 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Mobile County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2010 Details
September 18, 2010 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Baldwin County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 31, 2010 legacy.reporter (Rob Santry) Mobile County, Alabama, United States August 03, 2010 Details
June 01, 2010 legacy.reporter (Rob Santry) Mobile County, Alabama, United States August 03, 2010 Details
June 19, 2010 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Hale County, Alabama, United States August 03, 2010 Details
August 16, 2008 rickypatterson (Ricky Patterson) Attala County, Mississippi, United States August 02, 2010 Details
May 07, 2009 legacy.reporter (John Koerner) Dixie County, Florida, United States October 13, 2009 Details
May 15, 2009 legacy.reporter (Pat Whitehead) Georgia, United States, Wayne County September 24, 2009 Details
September 17, 2006 legacy.reporter (Bill Berthet) St Johns County, Florida, United States August 07, 2009 Details
May 13, 2007 legacy.reporter (Bill Berthet) Clay County, Florida, United States August 07, 2009 Details
April 23, 2008 legacy.reporter (Waddy Thompson) Glades County, Florida, United States September 29, 2008 Details
May 05, 2008 legacy.reporter (Brian Ahearn) Lafayette County, Florida, United States September 24, 2008 Details
May 25, 1992 legacy.reporter (Richard W. Boscoe) Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States July 25, 2008 Details
June 16, 2002 kgardner (Karl R. Gardner) Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States July 25, 2008 Details
September 28, 2003 legacy.reporter (Robert Dirig) Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States July 25, 2008 Details
May 05, 1998 kgardner (Karl R. Gardner) Charleston County, South Carolina, United States July 25, 2008 Details
August 17, 1998 legacy.reporter (Dave Morgan) Jasper County, South Carolina, United States July 25, 2008 Details
September 12, 2007 harrylegrand (Harry LeGrand) Robeson County, North Carolina, United States December 28, 2007 Details
May 29, 2006 vitaly charny (Vitaly Chanry) Bibb County, Alabama, United States December 14, 2007 Details
August 17, 2004 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Baldwin County, Alabama, United States December 12, 2007 Details
January 01, 1970 legacy.reporter (Richard B. Dominick Moth and Butterfly Collection) Charleston County, South Carolina, United States December 10, 2007 Details
September 25, 2007 MaryAnn Friedman (MaryAnn Friedman) Walton County, Florida, United States October 30, 2007 Details
July 29, 2006 mikechapman (Mike Chapman) McIntosh County, Georgia, United States August 30, 2007 Details
June 29, 2007 legacy.reporter (Rose Payne) Crawford County, Georgia, United States August 30, 2007 Details
June 16, 2007 legacy.reporter (Rose Payne) Houston County, Georgia, United States August 30, 2007 Details
August 25, 2004 legacy.reporter (Michael Beohm) Georgia, United States, Upson County August 30, 2007 Details
June 09, 2007 mikechapman (Mike Chapman) Liberty County, Georgia, United States August 30, 2007 Details
August 24, 2003 MaryAnn Friedman (MaryAnn Friedman) Okaloosa County, Florida, United States August 30, 2007 Details
August 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Rose Payne) Butts County, Georgia, United States May 24, 2007 Details
September 04, 2006 legacy.reporter (Rose Payne) Jones County, Georgia, United States May 18, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Randy Emmitt) Moore County, North Carolina, United States October 25, 2006 Details
May 14, 2004 legacy.reporter (David Henderson) Texas, Montgomery County, United States August 28, 2006 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Camden County, New Jersey, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Alachua County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details