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Species Hesperia dacotae - Dakota Skipper - Hodges#4031

Dakota Skipper - Hesperia dacotae - male Dakota Skipper - Hesperia dacotae - male
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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 dacotae (Dakota Skipper - Hodges#4031)
Hodges Number
4031
Range
It was widely distributed, but with the loss of tall grass prairie is now limited to Minessota, N. and S. Dakota.
Habitat
Tall grass prairie
Remarks
As of October 24th 2014 this species is now listed as threatened