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Species Codatractus arizonensis - Arizona Skipper - Hodges#3885

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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 Eudaminae (Dicot Skippers)
Genus Codatractus
Species arizonensis (Arizona Skipper - Hodges#3885)
Hodges Number
3885
Identification
Hind wing somewhat pointed, with large white patch. Forewing with broad white spot bands. (1)
Range
Mexico to the southern edge of AZ, NM, and western TX. (1)
Habitat
Dry canyons. (1)
Food
Larvae feed on Tahitian Kidneywood (Eysenhardtia orthocarpa [Fabaceae]) (2)
Internet References
2. http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species?l=1921
Works Cited
1.Butterflies of North America (Kaufman Focus Guides)
Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman. 2003. Houghton Mifflin Co.