Epargyreus clarus

Common Names: Silver-spotted skipper
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Butterflies

The wingspan of an adult is 43 to 67 mm. The adult has translucent gold spots on the forewings and silvery bands on the hindwings. The caterpillar's head is large and brown with two orange dots mimicking eyes. It has a long, narrow, green body.

Occurs in fields, gardens and at forest edges.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.