Aaron's Skipper (Poanes aaroni)

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DISTRIBUTION in North Carolina: So far as known, found only along the northern coast, from Currituck County south to the mainland of Hyde County. The species ranges along and near the coast as far north as New Jersey and south to Florida. It seems that the northern subspecies -- P. a. aaroni -- ranges south to Hyde County, and the southern subspecies -- P. a. howardi -- ranges north only to South Carolina. The gap along the southern NC coast, thus, appears to be real.
ABUNDANCE in North Carolina: Rare, along the northern portion of the coast, but uncommon to fairly common at Long Shoal River marshes and adjacent Dare Bombing Range. Should occur in (or near) other brackish marshes along the northern coast. Abundance there is uncertain at the present time, but it seems to be absent along the southern coast.
FLIGHT PERIOD in North Carolina: Two broods; mid-May to mid-June (probably), and perhaps late August to early October. More data are needed to clarify the flight periods, but there is a large gap between broods.
Distribution, abundance, flight period, and map information provided by Notes on the Butterflies of North Carolina.