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Butterflies of North America -- Euphyes berryi

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Berry's Skipper (Euphyes berryi)

Berry's Skipper (Euphyes berryi [Bell])

Wing span: 1 3/8 - 1 3/4 inches (3.5 - 4.5 cm).

Identification: Upperside is dark brown with some orange patches. Underside of hindwing is pale brown with white veins.

Life history: Not reported.

Flight: Two broods from March-October.

Caterpillar hosts: Not reported.

Adult food: Nectar from pickerelweed.

Habitat: Marshy areas near ponds, swamps and canals.

Range: Rare and local. Coastal South Carolina south to peninsular Florida and the western Florida panhandle.

Conservation: Populations should be conserved wherever found.

The Nature Conservancy Global Rank: G3 - Very rare or local throughout its range or found locally in a restricted range (21 to 100 occurrences). (Threatened throughout its range).

Management needs: None reported.

References:

Opler, P. A. and G. O. Krizek. 1984. Butterflies east of the Great Plains. Johns 
     Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 294 pages, 54 color plates.

Opler, P. A. and V. Malikul. 1992. A field guide to eastern butterflies. Peterson 
     field guide #4. Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston. 396 pages, 48 color plates.

Scott, J. A. 1986. The butterflies of North America. Stanford University Press, 
     Stanford, Calif. 583 pages, 64 color plates.

Author: Jane M. Struttmann

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