Delaware Skipper

Anatrytone logan
Grass Skippers

Appearance: Below, yellow-orange and lacking any markings although veins are prominent. Above, orange with outer margins black; some black veining (males). Females have two black marks: one, an ‘arrow’ pointing at the forewing base and a smaller mark in the middle of the forewing.

Size: Small; 1 to 1 5/8 inches

Habitat: Wet areas in fields, marshes and prairies

Season: Mid-June to July; 1 brood

Larval Foodplant: Grasses

Did You Know…
Males are more easily observed than females.

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