Size: Up to 1.25 inch wingspan
Key ID features: Above, bright orange. Female relatively unmarked, male with vague dark borders, narrow stigmata on FW. Below greenish tan with disjointed white (female) or yellowish (male) spot bands--spots angular, veins lined with pale (not bright) scales.
Similar species: Sandhill Skipper smaller, with larger light areas below. Uncas Skipper range does not overlap.
Host plant: Lupines, grasses, oaks.
Habitat: Oak woodland and dry shrubby habitats with grasses.
Range: Jackson County and Josephine counties, southern Klamath County, Warner Mtns.
Season: Early June to mid-July
Abundance: Locally common
Conservation Status: Secure