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Species Spicauda procne - Brown Longtail - Hodges#3893

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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 Eudaminae (Dicot Skippers)
Genus Spicauda
Species procne (Brown Longtail - Hodges#3893)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syn: Urbanus procne (Plötz, 1881)
Explanation of Names
Spicauda procne (Plötz, 1881)
C Texas, SE AZ/SW NM (as stray), to Argentina - Map (BOA, MPG)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on grasses (1).
Print References
Li, Wenlin, Qian Cong, Jinhui Shen, Jing Zhang, Winifred D. Hallwachs, Daniel Hunt Janzen and Nikolay Vyacheslav Grishin 2019. Genomes of skipper butterflies reveal extensive convergence of wing patterns. PNAS 116(13): 6232-6237, 3 figs., 2 tabs.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Butterflies of North America (Kaufman Focus Guides)
Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman. 2003. Houghton Mifflin Co.