Attributes of Panoquina panoquin

Salt Marsh Skipper
Panoquina panoquin (Scudder, 1864)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Forewings are pointed. Wings are dark brown. Upperside of forewing has a few pale spots. Underside of hindwing has yellow veins and a short white bar at the end of the cell.
Wing Span: 1 3/16 - 1 1/2 inches (3.5 - 3.9 cm).
Life History: Males perch to wait for receptive females.
Flight: Two broods from May-August in the north; three broods from April-October in the south; several broods from February-December in Florida.
Caterpillar Hosts: Seashore saltgrass (Distichlis spicata).
Adult Food: Nectar from flowers including privet, sweet pepperbush, red clover, gumweed, lippia, salt marsh fleabane, blue mistflower, thistle, and verbena.
Habitat: Coastal salt and brackish marshes, occasionally nearby fields and wood edges.
Range: Along the immediate Atlantic Coast from Long Island, New York south to Florida and the Keys; west along the Gulf Coast to South Texas.
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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May 31, 2014 Allen Belden James City County, Virginia, United States June 03, 2014 Details
July 08, 2012 Chip Krilowicz Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States February 06, 2014 Details
September 10, 2013 digginflowers Accomack County, Virginia, United States September 14, 2013 Details
August 02, 2013 scvirginia Charleston County, South Carolina, United States August 11, 2013 Details
July 01, 2012 Naseem Reza Accomack County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2013 Details
January 20, 2013 Naseem Reza Volusia County, Florida, United States April 17, 2013 Details
August 12, 2012 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Mobile County, Alabama, United States December 01, 2012 Details
October 13, 2012 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Mobile County, Alabama, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 04, 2012 Roy Brown McIntosh County, Georgia, United States September 21, 2012 Details
August 08, 2012 Harry Forbes Calhoun County, Texas, United States August 15, 2012 Details
May 29, 2012 Chip Krilowicz Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States June 04, 2012 Details
September 29, 2011 fitzclarke@bellsouth.net Chatham County, Georgia, United States November 18, 2011 Details
October 05, 2011 Jeff Trahan Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States October 29, 2011 Details
October 06, 2011 Jeff Trahan Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States October 29, 2011 Details
October 05, 2011 Jeff Trahan Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States October 18, 2011 Details
August 20, 2011 Jeff Trahan Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States September 23, 2011 Details
August 19, 2011 Jeff Trahan Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States September 19, 2011 Details
June 18, 2010 rogerdowner (Ralph Preston) Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States March 07, 2011 Details
September 17, 2010 vitaly charny (Vitaly Charny) Mobile County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2010 Details
September 04, 2009 mikechapman (Mike Chapman) Camden County, Georgia, United States October 13, 2009 Details
September 15, 2008 legacy.reporter (Bill Berthet) Duval County, Florida, United States August 07, 2009 Details
September 29, 2007 legacy.reporter (Brian Ahearn) Taylor County, Florida, United States February 25, 2008 Details
January 01, 1970 legacy.reporter (Richard B. Dominick Moth and Butterfly Collection) Charleston County, South Carolina, United States December 10, 2007 Details
August 23, 2007 legacy.reporter (Brian Ahearn) Dixie County, Florida, United States November 29, 2007 Details
July 29, 2006 mikechapman (Mike Chapman) McIntosh County, Georgia, United States August 30, 2007 Details
September 23, 2006 legacy.reporter (James Flynn) Liberty County, Georgia, United States May 15, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pamlico County, North Carolina, United States October 25, 2006 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Ocean County, New Jersey, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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