Green Skipper

Hesperia viridis
Grass Skippers

Appearance: Below, prominent spot band on hindwing. Very similar to Pahaska Skipper and difficult to separate where they both exist. Above, male has black felt stigma. (Pahaska has black stigma with yellow interior).

Size: Small; 1 to 1 5/16 inches

Habitat: Canyons, draws and gulches

Season: Spring to early Summer, early Fall; 2 broods

Larval Foodplant: Grasses, especially Blue Grama

Did You Know…
This species is not known to hilltop.

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