This species of butterfly enjoys areas near water sources as well as drier woodlands and meadows. Adults drink nectar from flowers; caterpillars likely eat blades of weedy grass.
Details of the:
Category: Butterfly or Moth
Common name: Clouded Skipper
Scientific Name: Lerema accius
Size (Adult, Length): 32mm to 45mm (1.26in to 1.77in)
Identifying Colors: brown, white
Additional Descriptors: dull, plain, fast, flying
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Alabama; Arkansas; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Mississippi; Missouri; North Carolina;Oklahoma; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia; West Virginia; 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.