Appearance: Below, hindwing is yellow-orange or grayish-orange with a pale median spot band that encloses an elongated basal spot. Above, orange with variable black borders. Males have a pronounced black stigma.
Size: Small. 11/16-1 1/4 inches
Habitat: Cool, moist meadows.
Season: 1 Flight. June to Sept.
Larval Foodplant: Grasses
Did You Know…
Closely related to Long Dash,(Polites mystic), but where their ranges overlap they fly at different times (Opler) PHOTOS ARE IN PROCESS
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