Dotted Skipper (Hesperia attalus)

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DISTRIBUTION in North Carolina: Scattered records for the southern half of the Coastal Plain, including the Sandhills. Presumably not present in the Piedmont or mountains, but might occur in the northern Coastal Plain, as the species ranges northward to New Jersey.
ABUNDANCE in North Carolina: Uncommon to fairly common (in fall) in the Sandhills; very rare farther eastward (if still extant there). The records fall in the longleaf pine belts, of the lower Coastal Plain (Craven, Pender, and Brunswick) and of the Sandhills (Moore, Richmond, Scotland, Hoke, and Cumberland).
FLIGHT PERIOD in North Carolina: Two broods; dates in NC are from late May to mid-June, and very late July to early October; peak numbers in early September.
Distribution, abundance, flight period, and map information provided by Notes on the Butterflies of North Carolina.