Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus centaureae)
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Skippers | Lepidopterans
Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus centaureae)

General: Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus centaureae) have dark wings with small, square white spots; the edges are checkered.

Taxonomy: Family: Skippers (Hesperiidae); Subfamily: Spread-wing Skippers (Pyrginae)

Wing span: to about 1-1/2 inches.

Habitat: Mountains with open areas near woods.

Comments: Don't look for this species around Las Vegas, rather, look for it in the mountains of Colorado or in the far northern taiga.

Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus centaureae) Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus centaureae)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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