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Species Hesperia lindseyi - Lindsey's Skipper - Hodges#4032

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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)
Tribe Hesperiini
Genus Hesperia (Branded Skippers)
Species lindseyi (Lindsey's Skipper - Hodges#4032)
Hodges Number
4032
Range
See distribution map on Discover Life (Reference below)
Habitat
Grassy fields, openings in chaparral, forest, oak woodland, where foodplants grow.
Season
May to July (varies with altitude & latitude)
Print References
Emmel & Emmel (1)
Pyle (2)
Davenport, Ken. Geographic Distribution and Checklist of the Butterflies of Kern County, California. J.Lep.Soc.37(1),1983,46-69. (PDF format)
Works Cited
1.The Butterflies of Southern California
Thomas C. Emmel and John F. Emmel. 1973. Natural History Museum of Southern California.
2.The Butterflies of Cascadia: A Field Guide to All the Species of Washington, Oregon, and Surrounding Territories
Robert Michael Pyle, Idie Ulsh, David Nunnallee. 2002. Seattle Audubon Society.