Ocola Skipper

Panoquina ocola (W. H. Edwards, 1863)

Family: Hesperiidae

Status: Rare stray from southern US

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Range: South America into Texas and Florida, straying northward from there.

Broods/Flight Times: Year round in Florida and Texas

Larval Hostplant(s): Rice, sugarcane and tropetilla grass, none of which grow here

Habitat: As a stray could be found anywhere

Found at:

Overwintering: Not in this area

Similar Species:

Notes: One specimen (pictured below) was captured in Lincoln NE (Lancaster Co) by Jonathan Xing on August 20, 2020.

Common Name, Location, Photographer
Ocola Skipper – dorsal
Ocola Skipper – ventral

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