Notamblyscirtes simius (W. H. Edwards, 1881)
Status: Rare resident
NENHP Ranking: S1, Tier 2
Range: This species inhabits a narrow band from eastern Montana south into New Mexico and Arizona. In Nebraska it is found in the Pine Ridge regions of Sioux County.
Larval Hostplant(s): Grama grasses, particularly Blue Grama (Bouteloua gracilis).
Broods/Flight Times: One flight from late May into late June.
Overwintering: As a partially grown caterpillar.
Habitat: The Simius Roadside-Skipper is usually found in mixed prairies and open ground on ridge tops of ponderosa pine woodlands.
Avg. Wingspan: 7/8 – 1 1/4 inches
Found at: Gilbert-Baker SWMA, Pants Butte area
Notes: When found it is normally as only an individual or two