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Species Heliopetes laviana - Laviana White-Skipper - Hodges#3972

Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana - female Heliopetes laviana  - Heliopetes laviana - female Heliopetes laviana  - Heliopetes laviana - female Laviana White-skipper - Heliopetes laviana - male Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana - male Large white skipper - Heliopetes laviana Laviana4 - Heliopetes laviana Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana - male
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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 Pyrginae (Spread-wing Skippers)
Tribe Pyrgini
Genus Heliopetes (White-Skippers)
Species laviana (Laviana White-Skipper - Hodges#3972)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliopetes laviana (Hewitson)
Orig. Comb: Leucochitonea laviana Hewitson, 1868
AZ, c. TX to S. Amer. - Map (MPG, BOA)
yr round in so. TX (MPG, BG data)
larvae host on mallows (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Caterpillars in the Field and Garden: A Field Guide to the Butterfly Caterpillars of North America
Thomas J. Allen, James P. Brock, Jeffrey Glassberg. 2005. Oxford University Press.