Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minimus)

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DISTRIBUTION in North Carolina: The southeastern half of the state, occurring over most of the Coastal Plain and along the southern border of the Piedmont (where believed to be mostly a stray). Absent from most of the Piedmont and all of the mountains. North Carolina lies at the northern end of the species' range, though it strays to Virginia.
ABUNDANCE in North Carolina: Fairly common, but easily overlooked, in the extreme southeastern Coastal Plain; uncommon north to the Sandhills and Craven County; rare in the southern Piedmont and in the Coastal Plain north of Craven County. This apparent scarcity is perhaps in part due to its tiny size, making it easy to overlook.
FLIGHT PERIOD in North Carolina: Apparently four broods. A very small brood in April and early May, a small brood from early June into July, and seemingly two much larger broods from early August to early November, with a slight "valley" in early to mid-September. Most books indicate two broods at the northern edge of the range, but the flight chart seems to indicate as many as four broods in the state.
Distribution, abundance, flight period, and map information provided by Notes on the Butterflies of North Carolina.