Broad-winged Skipper (Poanes viator)

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DISTRIBUTION in North Carolina: Essentially restricted to the tidewater section of the state, from the Virginia border to the South Carolina line. In 2004, a colony was discovered in southeastern Chatham County, a first record for the Piedmont. Thus, the old record for Cumberland County perhaps was not just a "fluke" or represent a stray.
ABUNDANCE in North Carolina: Common to locally abundant in tidal marshes. It has been recorded from at least 15 tidewater counties. Resident colonies occur near the Fall Line in SC, so it is possible that colonies might occur well inland in NC, in addition to the outlier colony in the eastern Piedmont.
FLIGHT PERIOD in North Carolina: Two broods; there is just one brood from New Jersey northward. Flight dates in NC range from mid- or late May to early July, and late July to late September (rarely to mid-October). The gap between broods is very small.
Distribution, abundance, flight period, and map information provided by Notes on the Butterflies of North Carolina.