Perniciosus skipper

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are dark brown with an oblique central band on the forewings consisting of several transparent spots. The underside of the hindwings has two white spots near the tornus. The body and base of the wings are slightly iridescent green. 

Variation: The iridescent green color of the body and base of the wings may not be visible in some specimens.



Larval food plant:

Adult food:

Reported from: Coverden (Region 4)