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Euphyes berryiBerry's Skipper
Federal Protection: No US federal protection
State Protection: No Georgia state protection
Global Rank: G2
State Rank: S2S3
SWAP High Priority Species (SGCN): Yes
Element Occurrences (EOs) in Georgia: 0
Habitat Summary for element in Georgia: freshwater marshes, boggy areas, swamps, utility easements
Wingspan is 3.5-4.5 cm.
Larval foods are not known. Some suspect sedges as a host plant. Butterflies are known to nectar on pickeral weed (Pontederia cordata).
Surveys should attempt to learn larval food of this species.
Rare with isolated local populations. Southeast US along the Atlantic coasline and the Gulf of Mexico. Records from Georgia are historic in Camden, Atkinson, Effingham, Bryan, Chatham, and Screven counties.
This species is rare throughout its range in all states.
“Berry's Skipper Euphyes Berryi (Bell, 1941).” Berry's Skipper Euphyes Berryi (Bell, 1941) | Butterflies and Moths of North America, 4 Oct. 2019, www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Euphyes-berryi.
USF Water Institute. “Alabama Butterfly Atlas.” Berry's Skipper - Alabama Butterfly Atlas, alabama.butterflyatlas.usf.edu/species/details/156/berrys-skipper.
January 1, 2020