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Species Monca crispinus - Violet-patched Skipper - Hodges#3992

Violet-patched Skipper - Monca crispinus Violet-patched Skipper - Monca crispinus
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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 Moncini
Genus Monca
Species crispinus (Violet-patched Skipper - Hodges#3992)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Monca crispinus (Plötz, 1882)
Syn: Monca tyrtaeus - NABA name
s. TX (as a stray) to Columbia - Map (MPG, BOA)
First U.S. Record reported by Bell (1941)
Print References
Bell, E.L. 1941. On Lerodea telata (Herrich-Schäffer) and tyrtaeus Ploetz (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Entomological News 52(7): 183-185.
Internet References