Hoary Edge (Achalarus lyciades)
Orange Co., NC 5/26/07.
This attractive spread-winged skipper is somewhat similar to Silver-spotted Skipper, but much less common.
Clay Co., NC 5/22/05.
The white patch below is further back on the hindwing and more diffuse. It's a sign of a good day when you see a Hoary Edge in NC.
Guilford Co., NC 7/31/04.