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Species Hesperopsis libya - Mojave Sootywing - Hodges#3979

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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 Pyrginae (Spread-wing Skippers)
Tribe Carcharodini
Genus Hesperopsis (Sootywings)
Species libya (Mojave Sootywing - Hodges#3979)
Hodges Number
3979
Food
Larval food plant: Atriplex canescens