Attributes of Paratrytone snowi

Snow's Skipper
Paratrytone snowi (W.H. Edwards, 1877)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Upperside is dark brown; forewing with several clear spots; male forewing with a narrow black stigma. Hindwing has a row of small reddish spots. Underside is reddish brown with a black forewing base; upperside spots are repeated below.
Wing Span: 1 1/8 - 1 3/8 inches (2.9 - 3.5 cm).
Life History: Adults have a very swift flight. Males perch in gullies all day to wait for females, who lay eggs singly on host plant leaves.
Flight: One brood from June-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Pine dropseed grass (Blepharoneuron tricholepis).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Openings in Ponderosa pine forests, mountain meadows, especially along streams and gulches..
Range: High elevations in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G4 - Apparently secure globally, though it might be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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August 14, 2013 joeschelling Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States August 17, 2013 Details
August 02, 1981 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 01, 1986 legacy.reporter (Ray Stanford) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 07, 1997 legacy.reporter (C. Bordelon & E. Knudson) Graham County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 05, 1980 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2012 Details
August 05, 1980 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2012 Details
August 02, 1988 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Coconino County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
July 28, 2005 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
August 03, 1994 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Apache County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
July 05, 2007 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Apache County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
July 28, 2005 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
August 02, 1994 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Coconino County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
August 20, 1967 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Coconino County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
July 07, 1997 legacy.reporter (C. Bordelon & E. Knudson) Graham County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Catron County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cibola County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Colfax County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Grant County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter McKinley County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Mora County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sierra County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Socorro County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Taos County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Torrance County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coconino County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coconino County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Navajo County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Apache County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Apache County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Graham County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Greenlee County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pima County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Larimer County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Costilla County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Custer County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Conejos County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details