Caterpillars feed on grasses, both tall and short. Two generations can be produced in one year. This means adults can be seen flying from spring through autumn.
Details of the:
Category: Butterfly or Moth
Common name: Zabulon Skipper
Scientific Name: Poanes zabulon
Size (Adult, Length): 35mm to 42mm (1.38in to 1.65in)
Identifying Colors: orange, brown, yellow, gray, white
Additional Descriptors: flying
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; British Columbia; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Mexico
* Keep in mind that an insect's reach is not limited by lines on a map and therefore may appear in areas/regions/states beyond those listed above.