European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Male - Manion Corners, ON 2012/06/26
Marmora, ON 2013/06/19
Ottawa, ON 2011/06/26
Female - Pelham, ON 2013/06/25
Member of Family: Hesperiidae
French common name: Hespérie des graminées
Since its introduction from Europe in the last century, this small skipper has become one of the most common skippers in Eastern Canada.
In Europe, it is known as the Essex Skipper.
To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit: The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online