Polites peckius – Peck’s Skipper

Caterpillar foods:  Rice Cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), probably bluegrass (Poa pratensis) and other grasses  (BAMONA)

This species is more common in gardens than in wild places. (Wisconsin Butterflies)  I’ve only seen it at our farm once.

9/7/2014

Pecks skipper 9-7-14

 

9/7/2014

Peck's Skipper 9-7-14 2

 

9/7/2014

Peck's Skipper 9-7-14 1