Panoquina panoquin, Salt Marsh Skipper

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Panoquina panoquin, Salt Marsh Skipper

Freshly emerged adult

Description: 12-14 mm. a small brown skipper with a few cream colored spots on the forewing and the underside of the hindwing and cream colored ventral vienation

 

Habitat and Distribution: Salt marshes in most of coastal Florida

 

Host Plant: grasses 

 

Natural History: While a few specimens have been reported from the lower Keys, these are likely either misidentifications or strays. At this time there are no known breeding populations in the Keys

 

Panoquina panoquin, Salt Marsh Skipper egg

Egg

Panoquina panoquin, Salt Marsh Skipper

Freshly emerged adult

Panoquina panoquin, Salt Marsh Skipper

Freshly emerged adult

Panoquina panoquin, Salt Marsh Skipper

Freshly emerged adult

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