Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Berry's Skipper
Euphyes berryi (Bell, 1941)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Upperside is dark brown with some orange patches. Underside of hindwing is pale brown with white veins.
Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 3/4 inches (3.5 - 4.5 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Two broods from March-October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Not reported.
Adult Food: Nectar from pickerelweed.
Habitat: Marshy areas near ponds, swamps and canals.
Range: Rare and local. Coastal South Carolina south to peninsular Florida and the western Florida panhandle.
Conservation: Populations should be conserved wherever found.
NCGR: G3 - Very rare or local throughout its range or found locally in a restricted range (21 to 100 occurrences). (Threatened throughout its range).
Management Needs: None reported.
Comments: NULL
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