The Ottoe Skipper is a species found in prairie, oak scrub, and swampy areas throughout the central parts of southern Canada and the United States. The host plant can be a purple coneflower. The caterpillar will winter in a shelter. Skippers are butterflies with variations such as butterfly-like antennae and moth-like bodies. They are active during the day. This Ottoe Skipper was found in northern Arizona.