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Species Poanes viator - Broad-winged Skipper - Hodges#4064

Skipper - Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper - Poanes viator Unknown skipper nectaring on a milkweed plant. - Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper - Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper? - Poanes viator Tawny Skippers perhaps - Poanes viator butterfly  - Poanes viator - female Skipper - Poanes viator - female
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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 Poanes
Species viator (Broad-winged Skipper - Hodges#4064)
Hodges Number
4064
Explanation of Names
Poanes viator (W. H. Edwards, 1865)
Range
curiously disjunct e. US range: Map (MPG),(1)
Habitat
primarily breeds in marshy habitats (1)
Food
common reed, wild rice (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Butterflies of Houston and southeast Texas.
John Tveten & Gloria Tveten. 1996. University of Texas Press, Austin. xii + 292 pp.