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

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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 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
Above, wings are brown. Below, female has two large eyespots on the forewing, male has two smaller ones.
"Southern British Columbia south through California to Baja California Norte; east to Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona."
Larvae feed on grasses.