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Species Hesperia uncas - Uncas Skipper - Hodges#4018

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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 Hesperia (Branded Skippers)
Species uncas (Uncas Skipper - Hodges#4018)
Hodges Number
4018
Identification
Underwing has bold series of connected white markings, and usually has white veining.
Range
South to New Mexico, west to Nevada, east to Kansas, and north into Canada.
Habitat
Alkaline flats and short grass areas.
Season
One brood areas June-July. Two brood areas May-June and July-September.
Food
Grasses
See Also
Rhesus, Sandhill, and Cobweb Skippers
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