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Genus Heliopetes - White-Skippers

Laviana White-Skipper chrysallis - Heliopetes laviana white-skipper from Rockport, Texas area - Heliopetes macaira - female Heliopetes ericetorum - female White Butterfly 702A 6411 - Heliopetes ericetorum Turks-cap White Skipper? - Heliopetes macaira UnknownButterfly101 - Heliopetes laviana Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana - female Northern White Skipper, Heliopetes ericetorum, mating near Malacothamnus - Heliopetes ericetorum
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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 Pyrgini
Genus Heliopetes (White-Skippers)
Explanation of Names
Heliopetes Billberg 1820
Food
larvae host on mallows (1)
Works Cited
1.Caterpillars in the Field and Garden: A Field Guide to the Butterfly Caterpillars of North America
Thomas J. Allen, James P. Brock, Jeffrey Glassberg. 2005. Oxford University Press.