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Species Pompeius verna - Little Glassywing - Hodges#4048

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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 Pompeius
Species verna (Little Glassywing - Hodges#4048)
Hodges Number
See Also
Crossline skipper, Polites origenes. Often more orange but may be cold brownish too. Generally has no upper hindwing spot that is positioned far further forward than the others. Upperwing patterns distinctive.
Print References
Opler, pp. 379-380 & plate 36 (1)
Works Cited
1.A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides)
Paul A. Opler, Vichai Malikul, Roger Tory Peterson. 1992. Houghton Mifflin Company.