Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti sabuleti
Polites sabuleti sabuleti from the Audubon Preserve at Weldon, May 16, 2014.
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti sabuleti
This is a female Sandhill Skipper, Polites sabuleti sabuleti. I found these in San Diego at Famosa Slough, which has the host Saltgrass they seem to prefer. This and the following were photographed on August 6, 2008.
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti sabuleti
This is a dorsal shot of the female Sandhill Skipper, Polites sabuleti sabuleti. Females are larger and more boldly marked than males.
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti sabuleti
A male Sandhill Skipper, Polites sabuleti sabuleti.
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti sabuleti
The dorsal side of the male Sandhill Skipper, Polites sabuleti sabuleti.

©Dennis Walker