Hobomok Skipper (Poanes hobomok)

Hobomok Skipper ( Poanes hobomok )

Female - Portage-du-Fort, QC 2013/06/10

Hobomok Skipper ( Poanes hobomok )

Male - Gatineau Park, QC 2012/05/28

Hobomok Skipper ( Poanes hobomok )

Burnt Lands Provincial Park, ON 2011/06/04

Member of Family: Hesperiidae

French common name: Hespérie d'Hobomok

The female shown at top left is an extreme example. Many females are virtually indistinguishable from males in the field.

For further info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada ( en français )