Species page: Delaware Skipper (Anatrytone logan)

Delaware Skipper

Anatrytone logan (W. H. Edwards, 1863)

Family: Hesperiidae

Status: Common resident

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Range: This species occupies most of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. It is found statewide in Nebraska.

Larval Hostplant(s): Big Bluestem and Switchgrass.

Broods/Flight Times: Multiple broods from late May well into October.

Overwintering: As a partially grown larvae.

Habitat: Primarily prairies but it has also been found in urban settings.

Avg. Wingspan: 1 – 1 11/16 inches

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Similar Species: Arogos and Ottoe Skippers, both of which are much rarer


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