PEPPER AND SALT SKIPPER

Amblyscirtes hegon

Found in the northern half of Alabama and Mississippi, extending further south in the western part of Mississippi.  Lower surface of wings frosted gray sometimes with a distinct spot band on hindwing; fringes of both wings with distinct checkered pattern.  Upper surface of wings brown; forewing with white spots that form a "U" shape.  Similar species: Dusky Roadside-Skipper

Adult - ventral

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Adult - dorsal/ventral

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Adult - ventral