Picture of a Fiery Skipper Butterfly

Male Fiery SkipperEnlarge

Male Fiery Skipper - Closed Wing Image

Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)

Family: Skipper (Hesperiidae)

Subfamily: Grass Skipper (Hesperiinae)

Average Wingspan: 1 1/4" - 1 1/2"

Habitat: Open areas

Similar To: Sachem , Zabulon Skipper

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Fiery Skipper Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Male (open wing) - Fred Miller
Male (closed wing) - Fred Miller

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