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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Dakota skipper in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Dakota Skipper
Hesperoa dacotae 
in Canada

Dakota Skipper

text:threatened 2003


COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk.  This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2003. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Dakota skipper Hesperia dacotae in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  vii + 35 pp. 


Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Reginald P. Webster for writing the status report on the Dakota skipper Hesperia dacotae in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Theresa Fowler, the COSEWIC Arthropods Species Specialist Co-chair.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat

c/o Canadian Wildlife Service

Environment Canada

Ottawa, ON

K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215

Fax: (819) 994-3684

E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca


Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur l’hespérie du Dakota (Hesperia dacotae) au Canada.

Cover illustration:

Dakota skipper -- female of Hesperia dacotae showing dorsal and ventral views (Photo by Chris McQuarrie & R.P. Webster).

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004

Catalogue No. CW69-14/358-2004E-PDF

ISBN 0-662-36651-4

HTML: CW69-14/358-2004E-HTML


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