Zabulon Skipper Lon zabulon (Boisduval & Leconte, [1837])    Synonyms: Hodges #4060, Poanes zabulon.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Hesperiidae   >   Genus Lon   

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Host plant: Purpletop Tridens and various species of Lovegrass. In Connecticut observations were made of Zabulon Skippers ovipositing on Orchard Grass (The Butterflies of Massachusetts).

There are 1,693 records in the project database.

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Zabulon Skippers mating in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/13/2014). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A male Zabulon Skipper in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/18/2019). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2019). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A male Zabulon Skipper in Kent Co., Maryland (7/15/2017). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Zabulon Skipper in Washington Co., Maryland (5/25/2019). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Zabulon Skipper in Washington Co., Maryland (5/25/2019). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A male Zabulon Skipper in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/25/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A male Zabulon Skipper in Howard Co., Maryland (5/17/2012). Photo by Annette Allor. (MBP list)

A Zabulon Skipper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/25/2016). Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

A male Zabulon Skipper in Kent Co., Maryland (9/4/2014). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skipper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/28/2019). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/1/2015). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/6/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/30/2020). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper in Howard Co., Maryland (8/6/2016). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper in Howard Co., Maryland (8/10/2014). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skipper in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/9/2021). (c) thefloorisflava, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by thefloorisflava via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skipper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skippers mating in Carroll Co., Maryland (6/8/2022). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

A rare case of mosaic gynandromorphism in a Zabulon Skipper in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2021). Published in the Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, Volume 10 Number 2, April 20, 2022 (Pages 9-10) (link). Photo by Annette Allor. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skippers in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/7/2017). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

A male Zabulon Skipper collected in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/13/2001). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A female Zabulon Skipper collected in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/20/2000). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skipper in Talbot Co., Maryland (6/3/2023). (c) jared satchell, all rights reserved. Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skipper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/3/2023). (c) rborchelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by rborchelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Zabulon Skipper in Harford Co., Maryland (7/30/2023). (c) johncanoles, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by johncanoles via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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