Tawny-Edged Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper on blue mistflowers. This is one of our more common skippers. Notice that the black stigma ends in an orange spot. 

Tawny-edged Skipper on an echinacea flower. 

Tawny-edged Skipper on Black-eyed Susans. 

This is the same individual as above, with its wings closed. The undersurface of the wings is plain brown, except for an orange streak along the margin. 

Tawny-edged Skippers have a long flight period, from late May through late October.