Silver Spotted Skipper

Catalogue Type
Plant Pests Catalogue
Scientific Name
Epargyreus clarus
Distinguishing Characters
The upper-side of the wings is brown with a median row of yellowish-gold spots .
The wing fringe is dashed with white.
The under-side of the wings is brown with a large median irregular-shaped white patch on each wing and a short rounded tail.
The head is dark reddish brown with large yellow eye patches.
Host Crop
leaves of herbs, vines, shrubs, and trees in the pea family
Photo of Insect
Photo of Damaged Crop