A male Fiery Skipper nectaring on Bachelor's Button in my garden in Long Beach, CA, June 24, 2005.
Male Fiery Skipper in the garden, October 25, 2005.
Female Fiery Skipper, Upper Newport Bay in Orange County, August 30, 2007.
Female in my garden. October 26, 2005.
A tiny Fiery Skipper egg on host Bermuda grass, October 3, 2008.
This skipper was named by Dru Drury in 1773. This illustration was accompanied by the written description below, from his Illustrations of Natural History, published in London in 1770 in the first volume (without actually naming the skipper).