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Subfamily Hesperiinae - Grass Skippers

Baracoa Skipper - Polites baracoa Umber Skipper - Poanes melane Skipper - Atalopedes campestris - female Eufala Skipper? on thistle - Atrytonopsis edwardsi Skipper, Possibly Zabulon? - Atalopedes campestris - female Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus  Dun Skipper (Euphyes vestris)? - Euphyes vestris - male Woodland Skipper - Ochlodes sylvanoides
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily Hesperiinae (Grass Skippers)
Food
Larval foodplants of most Hesperiinae are grasses and sedges.
Life Cycle
Larvae typically live in nests feeding mostly at night.
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Works Cited
1.A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides)
Paul A. Opler, Vichai Malikul, Roger Tory Peterson. 1992. Houghton Mifflin Company.