Dukes' Skipper (Euphyes dukesi)

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DISTRIBUTION in North Carolina: So far, found only at a few places in the tidewater section of the Coastal Plain, though extending from Currituck County to Brunswick County; however, not yet found along the immediate coast, such as the Outer Banks.
ABUNDANCE in North Carolina: Rare to locally uncommon (occurs in colonies); one of the least numerous butterflies in the state, though suitable habitat appears to be common. Almost certainly not as rare as the few records (Currituck, Beaufort, Craven, and Brunswick counties) indicate.
FLIGHT PERIOD in North Carolina: Two broods; mid-June (and recently in very late May) to early July, and early August to mid-September. The gap between the flight periods in July is rather small.
Distribution, abundance, flight period, and map information provided by Notes on the Butterflies of North Carolina.