Size: Up to 1 inch wingspan
Key ID features: Above, very dark brown, with gray shading basally on FW, boldly checked fringes and numerous bright white patches (longer than on Two-Banded). Overall lighter than Two-Banded due to more white patches. Below large white patches, with jagged brown bands, edged in darker brown.
Similar species: Two-Banded Checkered Skipper is darker, has fewer white spots above and less white below.
Host plant: Various species in the mallow family.
Habitat: Found in a wide variety of habitats, both disturbed and undisturbed.
Range: All of Oregon except the far NW corner.
Season: Mid-April to mid-September
Conservation Status: Secure