Grass Skippers: Pepper and Salt Skipper Amblyscirtes hegon
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1" - 1.19"|
|Habitat:||Glades, woods, boggy streambanks|
|Flight Period:||Mid-May to mid-June|
|Larval Host Plant:||Indian grass, other grasses|
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One of my favorite butterflies! The Pepper and Salt Skipper is very small with beautiful white and gray markings on the ventral hindwing. This one waited patiently while I took the photo before flying off.