Rare Skipper (Problema bulenta)

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DISTRIBUTION in North Carolina: At the present time, it has been found only near Wilmington in Brunswick and New Hanover counties. Might occur elsewhere along the coast and tidewater areas; however, it is strictly coastal in range.
ABUNDANCE in North Carolina: Rare to uncommon, in the extensive fresh to slightly brackish marshes near Wilmington. It has been searched for in other fresh to brackish marshes along the coast without success. It might well be limited in NC just to the Cape Fear River marshes.
FLIGHT PERIOD in North Carolina: Two broods, with a seemingly small gap between flight periods. Apparently early June to late June, and mid- or late July to late August or early September. More data are needed.
Distribution, abundance, flight period, and map information provided by Notes on the Butterflies of North Carolina.