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Species Cercyonis sthenele - Great Basin Wood-Nymph - Hodges#4589

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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 Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Satyrinae (Satyrs, Morphos and Owls)
Tribe Satyrini (Alpines, Arctics, Nymphs and Satyrs)
Genus Cercyonis (Wood-Nymphs)
Species sthenele (Great Basin Wood-Nymph - Hodges#4589)
Hodges Number
4589
Identification
Above, wings are brown. Below, female has two large eyespots on the forewing, male has two smaller ones.
Range
"Southern British Columbia south through California to Baja California Norte; east to Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona."
Food
Larvae feed on grasses.