Grass Skippers: Broad-winged Skipper Poanes viator
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1.25" - 2.25"|
|Habitat:||Fresh & brackish marshes|
|Flight Period:||June & August|
|Larval Host Plant:||Wild rice, phragmites, marsh millet|
Click on any photo to enlarge
The Broad-winged Skipper is large and generally has a pale ray in the center and pale spots on ventral hindwing. However, these characteristics are not always present - like on these two photos.