Meske's Skipper (Hesperia meskei)

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DISTRIBUTION in North Carolina: The southern Coastal Plain, mainly in the Sandhills. Because the species occurs well into the Piedmont of Georgia, as well as in northwestern SC, it may occur in the extreme southern Piedmont of NC. North Carolina lies at the northern edge of the species' range.
ABUNDANCE in North Carolina: In the Sandhills, it is uncommon, but may be fairly common in October. Very rare elsewhere in the southern Coastal Plain, where the only county records are Bladen and Onslow.
FLIGHT PERIOD in North Carolina: There are two broods, but the species is scarce in the first brood. Broods occur from early June to late June (and possibly to mid-July), and from the latter half of September through October.
Distribution, abundance, flight period, and map information provided by Notes on the Butterflies of North Carolina.