Indian Skipper butterfly – 7/16/10
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 7/16/10
Observation Time: 11:05 a.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road soccer field parking lot
Common Name: Indian Skipper butterfly
Scientific Name: Hesperia sassacus
Comments: Typically found in open areas, often with some shrubby growth, such as old fields, abandoned pastures, forest clearings, and powerline cuts.